Penny Eyles

Born: 1938

Highlighted works

  • Poor Cow

    Poor Cow

    Carol White (Cathy Come Home) stars in Ken Loach’s debut film, as a working-class single mother living in the London slums.

  • The Queen

    The Queen

    A subtle imagining of the diplomatically nuanced relationship between Queen Elizabeth II (an Oscar-winning Helen Mirren) and Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) following Princess Diana’s death.

  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Terry Gilliam’s fantastical satire of bureaucracy gone mad is one of the most visually imaginative works in modern cinema.

  • Family Life

    Family Life

    Ken Loach’s film remake of his earlier TV drama In Two Minds explores the treatment of a teenager’s schizophrenia.

  • The Long Good Friday

    The Long Good Friday

    An East End underworld boss faces his greatest ever challenge in John MacKenzie’s iconic thriller, featuring a tour-de-force performance from Bob Hoskins.

  • Kes

    Kes

    The tough, touching story of a northern schoolboy and the kestrel that brings hope to his hardscrabble life remains the most widely admired of Ken Loach’s films.

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