I, Daniel Blake, veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach’s film about a middle-aged man forced to wrestle with the bureaucracy of his state’s welfare system and this year’s winner of the Palme d’Or, the highest prize at Cannes, has finally seen its first opening weekend. The film was released to the public for the first time in the U.K., Ireland, Italy, and Poland on 21 October, and following further European releases in the coming weeks is slated for limited release in the U.S. on 23 December. ■
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Featured Image: Dave Johns in ‘I, Daniel Blake’. Sundance Selects.