With every one speaks about Cannes Film Festival 2010, Ken Loach’s film Route Irish was announced as a last-minute addition to the Lineup and was said to be in the Competition category, for his second win of this awarding body. The 73 year-old English film and Television director, Ken Loach, known for his naturalistic, social realist directing style and for his socialist beliefs, started off his film direction by making the influential docu-drama Cathy Come Home (1996).
Some of the movies under his name are, Family Life (1967), Black Jack (1979), September 11 (2003), It’s a free World (2008) etc and as of 2010, Looking for Eric. Over the years, apart from the director credits he has earned actor, producer, and writer credits.
With is amazing talents, it would be inappropriate for him to have won any awards(s). The wins include, Gold Medal of the Presidency of the Senate, 1996 (Venice International Film Festival), Ragazzi e Cinema Award, 2001 (Venice International Film Festival), European Film Critics Award – Prix FIPRESCI, 2002 (European Film Academy) and Jury Prize, 1993 (Cannes Film Festival).
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