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The Old Oak

Director(s)
Ken Loach
Country
United Kingdom
France
Belgium
Year
2023
Duration
113 minutes
Language
English
Subtitles
French
Format
DCP
Image tirée du film The Old Oak de Ken Loach

The Old Oak is the last pub standing in a once thriving mining village in northern England, a gathering space for a community that has fallen on hard times. There is growing anger, resentment, and a lack of hope among the residents, but the pub and its proprietor TJ are a fond presence to their customers. When a group of Syrian refugees move into the floundering village, a decisive rift fueled by prejudices develops between the community and its newest inhabitants. The formation of an unexpected friendship between TJ and a young Syrian woman named Yara opens up new possibilities for the divided village in this deeply moving drama about loss, fear, and the difficulty of finding hope.

*Official Competition – Cannes Film Festival 2023

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Director(s)
Ken Loach
Country
United Kingdom
France
Belgium
Year
2023
Duration
113 minutes
Language
English
Subtitles
French
Format
DCP