Poor Cow (15) + ScreenTalk with Terence Stamp and Nell Dunn


23 June 2016
Cinema 1
Based on Nell Dunn’s novel of the same name, Ken Loach’s gritty debut drama follows the trials and tribulations of a young working class mother in the 1960s.

Married to Tom (John Bindon), a physically and emotionally abusive criminal, Joy (Carol White) is left alone to bring up their young son, when Tom is sent to prison for theft. Clutching at any chance of happiness, she finds comfort with Tom’s associate Dave (Terence Stamp), but their idyllic romance is shattered when Dave is also incarcerated.

Digitally restored, this film remains a true landmark of British social realist filmmaking.

UK 1967 Dir Ken Loach 101 min

To launch the new digital restoration of Poor Cow, we're delighted to be joined by Terence Stamp and Nell Dunn for a ScreenTalk after the film.

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