Director UNITED KINGDOM

Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

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Biography

Ken Loach was born in 1936 in Nuneaton. He attended King Edward VI Grammar School and went on to study law at St. Peter’s Hall, Oxford. After a brief spell in the theatre, Loach was recruited by the BBC in 1963 as a television director. This launched a long career directing films for television and the cinema, from ‘Cathy Come Home’ and ‘Kes’ in the sixties to ‘Land and Freedom’, ‘Sweet Sixteen’, ‘The Wind That Shakes The Barley’, ‘It’s A Free World…’, ‘Looking for Eric’, and ‘Angel’s Share’ in recent years.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

MOI, DANIEL BLAKE
I, DANIEL BLAKE 2016 Palme d'or Director
LA PART DES ANGES
THE ANGELS' SHARE 2012 Jury Prize Director
LE VENT SE LEVE
THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY 2006 Palme d'or Director
RAINING STONES
RAINING STONES 1993 Jury Prize ((tied)) Director
HIDDEN AGENDA
HIDDEN AGENDA 1990 Jury Prize Director
REGARDS ET SOURIRES
LOOKS AND SMILES 1981 Prix du cinéma contemporain au Festival International du Film ((tied)) Director
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Directors

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Director, Script Writer
Corneliu PORUMBOIU

Corneliu PORUMBOIU

Director
Joachim TRIER

Joachim TRIER

Director, Script Writer
Jacques AUDIARD

Jacques AUDIARD

Director, Script Writer
Masahiro SHINODA

Masahiro SHINODA

Script Writer, Director
Valerio FERRARA

Valerio FERRARA

Director, Script Writer
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