Looks and Smiles + Ken Loach Study Session 15

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From the archive

This film was last shown on 28 September 2011

It’s 1980 in Sheffield, Mick and Alan have just left school, full of dreams for the future. But against the background of Thatcher’s Britain the two soon wake up to reality, facing daily rejection in their search for work.


ken loach study session

Ken Loach Study Session with John Cunningham, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, Sheffield Hallam University.

Free to attend for anyone with a ticket to see Looks and Smiles.

Using a number of clips from Loach's films, the Study Session will look at some of the highlights of Loach’s career and attempt to trace the evolution and development of his film style.


Ken Loach
104 mins
Carolyn Nicholson, Graham Green, Tony Pitts


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