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Cathy Come Home

  • Film
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Time Out Says

5 out of 5 stars

Ken Loach’s history-making 1966 television drama about homelessness. Shot in doc-style, ‘Cathy Come Home’ is the story of a family forced out of their flat when the husband loses his job as a driver after an accident. Suddenly their bright and hopeful future vanishes when they’re evicted. As drama, this was so powerful it led to discussions in Parliament and new legislation to tackle homelessness in Britain. It was also fundamental in the launch of the homeless charity Shelter.

Written by Cath Clarke

Release Details

  • Duration:75 mins
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