In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading East Midland Infrastructure, it is clear that there will be the inevitable winners and losers as downsizing and efficiency become the new buzzwords.
Ken Loach instils his usual trademarks – effortless realism, naturalistic dialogue, working class struggles – but the end result is more solid Loach than it is vintage.
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Another great Loach socio political film.