For director Ken Loach, who turns 80 this month, 2016 is proving to be a huge year. Last month he took his new film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ to the Cannes Film Festival (it opens in the UK later this year). It’s also the fiftieth anniversary of his groundbreaking 1966 TV drama ‘Cathy Come Home’. All that and, this week, a new doc opening in cinemas – ‘Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach’. The perfect moment, then, to point out five highlights of a packed career.
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