POOR COW (1967) colour, 97m.
Directed by Ken Loach, who also wrote the screenplay together with Nell Dunn after one of her novels.
Nell Dunn also wrote the screenplay for the play UP THE JUNCTION (1965) and Ken Loach directed.
Both were interested in showing British social realism in film.
This was actually the feature debut of Ken Loach, although he had made television drama before. Among the most notably are the plays: UP THE JUNCTION (1965) and CATHY COME HOME (1966), both featuring Carol White, who went on to star in POOR COW, too.
UP THE JUNCTION was made as a feature film 1968 by Peter Collinson and with Suzy Kendall and Dennis Waterman.
Terence Stamp and John Bindon…