Ken Loach's collaborative work in cinema

Marcos César de Paula Soares

Abstract


The article begins with an analysis of the initial scene of the film I, Daniel Blake by the British filmmaker Ken Loach, to discuss the context in which the filmmaker's career began, amid the English debate about the legacies of Naturalism in literature and cinema. The article then turns to some of the practical consequences of this discussion of the collaborative working methods adopted by the director to ensure what he calls "portrait authenticity of the life of the English working classes."

Keywords


Ken Loach; Naturalism; Brecht; Raymond Williams; Collaboration

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2019v72n1p251

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