This seems apt at this time when so much rides on the outcome of an election. Whether we are going to allow the Tories to destroy our public services or not.
Ken Loach is my favourite Director. He is highly intelligent and his films always have a pertinent social message that I can empathise with. I like films that make you think. Ken is the conscience of the nation. His films should be compulsory – particularly for Tories who are usually incapable of appreciating human suffering.
Maybe if we tell the truth about the past, we can tell the truth about the present.
I see the lies and despair. Brexit and Trump – a litany of hatred and lies. The media and politicians all have their agenda and no scruples. It’s getting worse. The sheeple are treated with utter scorn and manipulated.
A movie isn’t a political movement, a party or even an article. It’s just a film. At best it can add its voice to public outrage.
There’s a hell of a lot of injustice and rage to tap into.
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