George Fenton

Born: 1949, Bromley, Kent

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Highlighted works

  • My Name Is Joe

    My Name Is Joe

    Peter Mullan won the best actor award at Cannes for his portrayal of a recovering alcoholic in Ken Loach’s uncompromising drama.

  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

    In Ken Loach's powerful drama, a middle-aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

  • The Navigators

    The Navigators

    The privatisation of British Rail has grim repercussions for a group of railway workers in Yorkshire.

  • Private Road

    Private Road

    The youthful struggle for social, personal and artistic freedom is depicted in the lodgings of bohemian London, the suburbs of Surrey, and the wilds of Scotland.

  • Ae Fond Kiss...

    Ae Fond Kiss...

    A post 9/11 cross-cultural romance is the focus of Ken Loach’s award-winning feature, set in Glasgow.

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley

    Ken Loach won his first Palme d’Or for his controversial depiction of two brothers who join the Republican Army in 1920 to fight for Irish independence.

  • East of Ipswich

    Michael Palin’s acclaimed, bittersweet ‘near autobiographical’ drama about a teenager’s first sexual experiences on a seaside family holiday.

  • Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen

    A teenager attempts to raise money to help his drug addict mother move out of a poverty-stricken Scottish town in Ken Loach’s forceful drama.

  • Land and Freedom

    Land and Freedom

    Ian Hart stars as a Liverpool Communist Party member who joins the republicans to fight Franco in the Spanish Civil War.

  • Carla's Song

    Carla's Song

    In Ken Loach’s drama, Robert Carlyle stars as a Glaswegian who falls in love with a Nicaraguan woman living in exile.

  • Gandhi

    Gandhi

    The icon of India’s independence movement was described in newsreels as “the little man”, but the ambition and scale of Richard Attenborough’s biopic are nothing short of colossal.

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