The Old Oak
The film is ... astute in its depiction of a disenfranchised community, ravaged by vulture property speculators and post-industrialisation. ” Irish Times
THE OLD OAK is the story of a village in the Northeast of England, where the mine closed, and people feel deserted by the system. Many young ones have left and what was once a thriving, proud community struggles to keep old values alive. But there is growing anger, resentment, and a lack of hope. Houses are cheap and available. This makes it an ideal location for the Syrian refugees that have been accepted by Britain in recent years. How will the Syrians be received? And what will be the future for the last remaining pub in the village, The Old Oak?
Legendary director, Ken Loach, provides what could be his final film.
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