I, Daniel Blake: Ken Loach and the scandal of Britain’s benefits system - 11 September 2016
"The veteran director’s latest movie lays bare the cruel realities for those who fall through the cracks of society.
We look at Loach’s work and the politics that drive it, while, below, campaigners, artists and analysts react to the film...
In Ken Loach’s new film, I, Daniel Blake, winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes earlier this year, Blake’s attributes carry little weight in a system designed
to pitch one human being (the bureaucrat) against another (the citizen temporarily in need of state support) at a time of “necessary” austerity... "