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I, Daniel Blake

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Daniel (Dave Johns) has worked as a carpenter most of his life in Newcastle. Now, after a heart attack and nearly falling from a scaffold, he needs help from the state for the first time in his life. He crosses paths with a single mother, Katie (Hayley Squires), and her two young children. Her only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn't know some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves caught up in Britain's welfare bureaucracy.

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Based on 17 I, Daniel Blake DVD reviews, I, Daniel Blake gets an average DVD review score of 78. The score for all versions is 78 based on a total of 68 reviews.
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variety.comDVD
Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake,' about an ailing carpenter who fights to stay on welfare, is a film of moving relevance.
263d ago
4.5/5
wegotthiscovered.comDVD
I, Daniel Blake is a dignified film containing moments of hilarity and genuine heartbreak. It's a movie dripping with social relevance and shines a light on the red tape bureauc...
263d ago
A-/A+
ew.comDVD
Loach’s film isn’t as stridently political as it probably sounds.
263d ago
A-/A+
thefilmstage.comDVD
Far from being anything to do with a late emperor of Rome, the moment of protest is the sort of thing that, in the real world, might have gone viral, but Loach chooses not to pl...
263d ago
3.5/4
www.rollingstone.comDVD
Veteran filmmaker Ken Loach pits an elderly carpenter against a Kafkaesque bureaucracy in this stunning, moving character study.
263d ago
4/5
www.theguardian.comDVD
There are shades of Dickens and Orwell in this emphatic drama about a disabled man strangled by the red tape of the benefits system.
263d ago
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I, Daniel Blake release date for DVD January 16, 2018 9 Months Ago (US)

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