Ken Loach (United Kingdom)

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 and The Wind That Shakes The Barley in recent years.


Filmography selection:
2013 The Spirit of '45
2012 The Angel’s Share, Cena poroty v Cannes
2009 Looking for Eric
2007 It´s a Free World
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Zlatá palma v Cannes
2004 Ae Fond Kiss
2002 Sweet Sixteen
2001 The Navigators
2000 Bread and Roses
1998 My Name is Joe, Ceny britského nezávislého filmu, nejlepší britský režisér nezávislého filmu
1996 Carla’s song
1995 Land and Freedom, César, nejlepší zahraniční film
1994 Ladybird Ladybird
1993 Raining Stones, Cena poroty v Cannes
1991 Riff-Raff
1990 Hidden Agenda, Cena poroty v Cannes
1986 Fatherland
1971 Family Life
1966 Cathy Comes Home (TV film)

Films

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