Friday, December 9, 2016

Ken Loach

Sunday, May. 22, 2016

Veteran British director Ken Loach has won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" - a stark and polemical portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the benefits system in gritty northern England.

The 79-year-old was presented the festival's top...

Friday, May. 13, 2016

Cannes, with yachts moored off the French coast and luxury boutiques lining its famous seafront, is an odd place for a proud socialist to call home.

But Ken Loach, the 79-year-old British director, has had 12 films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival over the years, including his...

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" already looks sure of one honor among the competitors at this year's Berlin International Film Festival: for the movie that took longest to make. The American director, who presented the film Thursday, started making it in 2002. It...