I, Daniel Blake

2016 • 100 minutes
4.3
39 reviews
92%
Tomatometer
MA15+
Rating
Eligible
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Daniel Blake (59) has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern-day Britain.
4.3
39 reviews
A Google user
April 3, 2017
This is a perfect movie. It is a work of art. I can't write 100 words through the tears. Watch it. It's important.
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Elyas Daud
April 14, 2017
A movie that will affect you dramatically. A wake up call for life. Highly recommended.
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Daniel de la Motte
April 28, 2017
Poignant, confronting, honest and humbling. Worth it!
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