© Paul Crowther

Ken Loach is a British film director well known and loved by French and British audiences alike. Since 1964, he has made six documentaries and around thirty films for English television, and twenty-six films for cinema. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) and I, Daniel Blake (2016) won the Palme d’Or, the top Cannes award, at the Cannes Film Festival, where his work has received a total of 13 nominations and 7 awards.