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Sorry We Missed You

Sorry We Missed You

From socially conscious director Ken Loach and longtime collaborator Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake) comes a wrenching portrait of a hardworking English couple sliding deeper into debt and despair, despite toiling in all-consuming jobs. Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.

 

Critical Notes

"As a stripped-down, minutely detailed portrait of the daily grind as back-breaking Sisyphean ordeal, Sorry We Missed You is engrossing and bluntly persuasive." - Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

 

Film Information

Director: Ken Loach
Cast:: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, 
Year: 2019
Runtime: 102 minute 
Country: United Kingdom, France, Belgium
Language: English
Distributor: Pacific Northwest Pictures
Ratings: ON NR / BC NR / AB NR / SK NR / MB NR / QC NR / Maritmes NR

 

Screenings

DateCircuit CentreLocation
March 22, 2020 * CVAG Film Series
Sundays, Rialto Cinema: Landmark
Courtenay, BC
April 01, 2020Mariposa Arts Theatre
Galaxy Theatre
Orillia, ON
April 03, 2020Brandon Film Festival
Evans Theatre
Brandon, MB
April 06, 2020Fredericton Monday Night Film Series
University of New Brunswick- Tilley Hall
Fredericton, NB
April 15, 2020Shot in the Dark - Langley Film Nights
Colossus-Cineplex
Langley, BC
April 19, 2020Mountain View Film Group
Mayfair Cinema
Olds, AB
May 25, 2020Stittsville Rotary International Film Series
Landmark 24 Kanata
Stittsville, ON
May 27, 2020Vernon Film Society
Galaxy Cinemas Polson Mall
Vernon, BC

* Represents an approximate date. Please consult local listings.