|I, Daniel Blake|
|Production companies||Sixteen Films eOne Films Why Not Productions Wild Bunch BBC Films|
|Distributed by||BFI (UK) Le Pacte (France)|
|Release date||13 May 2016 (Cannes) 21 October 2016 (United Kingdom)|
|Running time||100 minutes|
It is very difficult to establish the exact production costs of ‘I, Daniel Blake’ although 16 Films Producer, Rebecca O’Brien, said it was a ‘modest amount’, even for a Ken Loach film. We know some of the funding it received (e.g. £300k from the BFI) and can estimate it to be around £2 million.
Among those getting involved was Veep creator and Death of Stalin director Armando Iannucci, who tweeted that the film was “based on real case studies, meetings with real claimants.” He added: “It’s a well-researched film, and is actually a surprisingly dispassionate account of what the benefits system is for many.
“I, Daniel Blake” is a great reminder of the things we often take for granted. If you choose to see this one — and it is well worth a look — you might want to make plans to get some ice cream or something after to cheer you up.
Why Not Productions is a public French film production company founded by producers Pascal Caucheteux and Grégoire Sorlat in 1990. Its main focus is French auteur cinema, but it also co-produces films from other countries. … As of 2011, the films had an average budget of five to six million euros.
The audience I, Daniel Blake is targeting is mainly adults and possibly teenagers.
I, Daniel Blake was released in 2016 and was directed by Ken Loach. The film was rated by the BBFC as a 15. … The film is classed as an independent film, due to the fact that it is a low budget film with a relatively unknown cast.
|Domestic Box Office||$260,354||Details|
|Worldwide Box Office||$15,887,187|
|Home Market Performance|
|Est. Domestic DVD Sales||$88,011||Details|
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Eventually the appeal arrives and Daniel’s adviser tells him he’s got a sound case so should get back everything he’s entitled to. The stress however is too much for Daniel, and he suffers a fatal heart attack before the hearing. He has a pauper’s funeral, with Katie reading the eulogy.
Paul Laverty praises UK distributor eOne for making I, Daniel Blake theatrically available to audiences priced-out by mainstream multiplexes… A scene from Ken Loach’s I Daniel Blake.
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I, Daniel Blake is an independent social realist film directed by renowned filmmaker Ken Loach (Kes, Raining Stones, Sweet Sixteen etc.). A UK/French co-production, it received funding from the BFI and BBC Films.
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