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Sorry We Missed You

Loach and Laverty’s understandably angry film about life in Britain’s gig economy is deeply moving and terribly timely.

Read: Director Ken Loach on Sorry We Missed You

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UK-France-Belgium 2019
Dir Ken Loach
With Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, Katie Proctor
Certificate 15
An eOne release

Ken Loach’s latest look at life in today’s Britain is a fine successor to I, Daniel Blake. Again written by Paul Laverty and set in Newcastle, Sorry We Missed You centres on former labourer Ricky, in-home carer Abbie and their two kids, Seb and Lisa Jane. Ricky thinks his new ‘self-employed’ status, driving for a big delivery company, will be an end to debt – but are there enough hours in the day for Ricky and Abbie to get their work done, let alone function as a family? Understandably angered by how ordinary lives are affected by the gig economy, Loach and Laverty have created a film that is beautifully crafted and performed, deeply moving and all too timely.

Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-large

Audio description available at all screenings.

The following screenings will be presented with Hard of Hearing Subtitles:
Sat 2 Nov 15:50 NFT3
Thu 7 Nov 18:30 NFT2
Fri 8 Nov 18:30 NFT1
Mon 11 Nov 20:40 Studio.

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