WHO’S IN IT?
Kris Hitchen (The Navigators), Debbie Honeywood (film debut), Rhys Stone (film debut), Katie Proctor (film debut), Ross Brewster (film debut), Charlie Richmond (No Place), Julian Ions (film debut), Sheila Dunkerley (film debut), Maxie Peters (film debut), Christopher John Slater (film debut), Heather Wood (film debut), Alberto Dumba (film debut), Natalia Stonebanks (film debut), Jordan Collard (film debut), Dave Turner (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ken Loach (Kes), director; Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake), writer; Rebecca O’Brien (You Were Never Really Here), producer; George Fenton (Groundhog Day), composer; Robbie Ryan (The Favourite), cinematographer; Jonathan Morris (The Wind That Shakes The Barley), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Since the 2008 financial crisis, Ricky (Hitchen) and his family have been struggling to bring in a healthy income. He finds hope when he acquires a shiny new van and the chance to run a business as a self-employed delivery driver, but although the work is difficult he can rely on a strong family unit – until it is threatened when fate intervenes…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Director Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty – the team behind the outstanding I, Daniel Blake – reunite for a devastating new tale of the harsh realities of zero hour contracts and families on the brink of poverty.