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LOACH GOES TO WAR AGAIN, THIS TIME AGAINST BUSH AND BLAIR

May 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ken Loach, who last came to the Cannes Film Festival four years ago, when he picked up the festival’s top Palme d’Or award for best film (The Wind that Shakes the Barley about the Irish battle for independence) has returned with a powerful muckraking movie condemning the Iraq War, Route Irish. While other films about […]

NEW U.K. FILM ADDED TO CANNES LINE-UP

May 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A 19th film has been added to the list of competitors for the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or this year. The festival announced Monday that it is adding British director Ken Loach’s Route Irish, about a couple of soldiers-turned-independent-contractors who fall in love with the same woman in Iraq. Although it is rare for a […]