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'I, Daniel Blake' — A Hit Abroad — Is Set To Open In U.S. Theaters05:19
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Director Ken Loach poses for photographers with the Palme d'Or for his film "I, Daniel Blake," following the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. (Joel Ryan/AP)
Director Ken Loach poses for photographers with the Palme d'Or for his film "I, Daniel Blake," following the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. (Joel Ryan/AP)
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"I, Daniel Blake" won the top prize at last year's Cannes Film Festival. On Friday, the gut-wrenching film about the struggles of living under England's welfare system opens in U.S. theaters.

Howie Movshovitz (@HowieMovshovitz) of member station KUNC reports that it's the latest from one of Britain’s greatest living filmmakers, Ken Loach.

This segment aired on June 1, 2017.

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