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Birth Name: Kenneth Loach

Age: 81, born 17 June 1936

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Lesley Ashton


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Description: Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context. After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into the theater, performing with a touring repertory company. This led to television, where in alliance with producer Tony Garnett he produced a series of docudramas, most notably the devastating "Cathy Come Home" episode of The Wednesday Play (1964), whose impact was so massive that it led directly to a change in the homeless l ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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Rating:
7.3
302 Watched
2. Kes (1969)
Rating:
7.9
199 Watched
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7
121 want to see
Rating:
7.1
126 Watched
5. Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Rating:
7
98 Watched




Movies written by

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1. Kes (1969)
Rating:
7.9
199 Watched
2. September 11 (2002)
Rating:
7
69 Watched
3. Poor Cow (1967)
Rating:
6.4
15 want to see
Rating:
7.7
9 Watched
5. Black Jack (1979)
Rating:
6.3
5 Watched




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59 Watched
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7.7
56 Watched
3. Breakfast (2000)
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6.5
26 Watched
4. Newsnight (1980)
Rating:
6.6
10 Watched
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7.5
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Movies

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1. Great Directors (2009)
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6.4
13 Watched
2. 40 x 15 (2008)
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7
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3. Catastroika (2012)
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6.8
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6
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TV directed by

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1. Z Cars (1962)
Rating:
6.3
8 Watched
Rating:
6.5
4 want to see
3. Play for Today (1970)
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6.5
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Rating:
7
1 want to see
5. Days of Hope (1975)
Rating:
8
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TV written by

1. A Misfortune (1973)
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100 Greatest Filmmakers of All Time (100 person items)

"British Major Works: Kes (1969) The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) Sweet Sixteen (2002) • Director, Writer. •"


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