Diagnosed with a serious heart disease, Daniel Blake, a 59-year-old widower, has a medical indication to stop working. But when he tries to receive the benefits of the state that give him a form of subsistence, he finds himself entangled in an unjust bureaucracy. During a wait at a Social Security office, Daniel meets Katie, a single mother of two children in need of urgent help. Daniel and Katie, two strangers whose life has left them with no form of support, are forced to accept help from the food bank. And it is in the midst of despair that they become the only hope of each other...

  • Duration: 100
  • Production year: 2016
  • Country: Belgium, France, United Kingdom
  • Subtitles: Subtitles: Portuguese

Ken Loach