Poor Cow

Directed by Ken Loach

Free-spirited and resilient, young mother Joy is nevertheless struggling to cope while her brutal husband is in jail. Clutching at any slight chance of happiness, she falls for her husband’s associate Dave. Joy and her son decide to move in with him in the hope of a better future—but with heart-breaking results.

Set in 1960’s London, Ken Loach’s debut feature is a landmark in British social realist filmmaking

This film is programmed to coincide with the theatre production of I, Daniel Blake in Theatre 2 this June.

101 minutes


Country of origin:
Great Britain

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