I, Daniel Blake

The eponymous Daniel is an affable, 59-year-old carpenter in Newcastle, fighting to collect his Employment and Support Allowance after falling ill. Waiting to sign on at the local Jobcentre, Daniel befriends Katie, a young single mother who is also being shoved around by the vagaries of the system, having just been relocated with her two kids from a London homeless shelter to an affordable council flat up north. A mutually beneficial alliance, and makeshift extended family, is formed.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource



  • Ken Loach


  • Dave Johns
  • Hayley Squires
  • Dylan McKiernan
  • Briana Shann


  • Paul Laverty


  • Rebecca O'Brien

Now Playing

I, Daniel Blake is not showing in any theaters in the area.

What others are saying

  • Add a review


    Select a star to rate.