I, Daniel Blake (2016)

7.9

Netflix rating: 7.9
Metacritics rating: 78.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92.0%

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After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance. Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and a 2017 BAFTA for Best British Film, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who's never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, leading a one-man crusade for compassion that will transform the lives of a struggling single mother (Hayley Squires) and her two children. Graced with humor and heart, I, Daniel Blake is a moving, much-needed reminder of the power of empathy from one of the world's greatest living filmmakers. While fighting for his welfare benefits following a job-ending heart attack, a widowed carpenter befriends a single mother in a similar plight.

Title
I, Daniel Blake
Year
2016
Genre
Drama
Type
Movies
IDMB rating
7.9 (44454 votes)
Netflix rating
7.9
Metacritics rating
78.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating
92.0%
Directors
Laura Obiols, Ken Loach
Actors
Briana Shann, Dylan McKiernan, Hayley Squires, Steven Richens, Kate Rutter, Kema Sikazwe, Dave Johns, Sharon Percy

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