David Gilchrist

Highlighted works

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Full Monty

    The Full Monty

    Six unemployed Sheffield men turn to professional stripping in this modest British comedy which became a surprise international hit.

  • The Magdalene Sisters

    The Magdalene Sisters

    Peter Mullan’s vein-bulgingly angry second feature dramatises the real-life reign of terror that, until shockingly recently, afflicted countless girls and young women in Ireland.

  • 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.

  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    This knockabout heroin-addict ensemble piece put Danny Boyle and Ewan McGregor on the map and proved a shot in the arm for 1990s British cinema.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Raining Stones

    Raining Stones

    An unemployed man goes to great lengths to amass enough money to buy his daughter a communion dress.

  • The Navigators

    The Navigators

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

  • Catch Me Daddy

    Catch Me Daddy

    Catch Me Daddy is a bold and blistering British debut from Daniel and Matthew Wolfe about a girl on the run from her family who is hiding out in West Yorkshire.

  • Life is Sweet

    Life is Sweet

    The urge to remain individual within a family, and the relationship between the personal and the entrepreneurial, are among the themes that inform Mike Leigh’s touching comedy.

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