Cathy Come Home

Nouvelle Vague-inspired camerawork plus a searing central turn from Carol White remain supremely effective in Ken Loach's 1965 teleplay about naïve bride Cathy (White) and her descent into poverty. The tone occasionally veers into public service hysteria, especially after the Capitalist State Apparatus removes Cathy from her tenement, fires her husband and steals her children. A landmark British film nonetheless.

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Nouvelle Vague-inspired camerawork plus a searing central turn from Carol White remain supremely effective in Ken Loach’s 1965 teleplay about na

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