Athens International Film Festival

"Sorry We Missed You": A film you would be sorry to miss at the 25th Athens International Film festival

Ken Loach returns with humour and humanity to describe the daily challenges of a hard-working family next door.

Three years after the Palme d’Or-winning “I Daniel Blake”, Ken Loach, still committed to his social realism and political commentary, returns to the Cannes with his new film “Sorry We Missed You”. 

Focusing again on the dead-ends of the working class that systematically is forbidden to go to heaven, the prominent British director turns his always anthropocentric eye on the everyday struggle of Ricky (Chris Hitchen) and Abby (Debbie Honeywood), a hard-working couple struggling to make ends meet in today’s England.

The crucial moment in ‘Sorry We Missed You’ is about sensible Ricky’s decision to work as a freelance driver at a courier company, while Loach proves once again his extraordinary ability to flesh out from completely unknown actors vivid, absolutely convincing characters. 

 In attendance of the lead actress, Debbie Honeywood.



    Publication date: 2019-08-21 20:41:20

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