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Ken Loach marks his 50 years as a filmmaker with a drama that is impassioned and heartfelt – a stark reminder of the injustices of life in modern Britain.
Following a heart attack, Daniel (Johns), a fifty-something carpenter, seeks to claim disability benefit. But after an unqualified government healthcare advisor interviews him over the phone, it’s decided that he’s ineligible. Labelled a scrounger when he is anything but, Daniel is forced to apply for jobseeker’s allowance and comes up against further absurdities of the welfare state.

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