Poor Cow Poor Cow

The first of several social realism films by Ken Loach, this had less impact than those made as TV plays. Poor Cow follows the tangled life of Joy, who turns to Dave after her lover is jailed for theft. When Dave in turn is jailed, she is left with a son to keep. When he goes missing, she sees what's important.

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This list collects every film from the Starting List of films that became They Shoot Pictures Don't They's 1000 Greatest…

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Screening Modernism: A Chronology of Modern Cinema

The appendix to Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950-1980 by András Bálint Kovács. Published in 2007 by Chicago University Press.