Alternate Title School-Time Screening / Discussion: Kes with Commentators Victor Sanchez and Danielle Durchslag
Production Language English
Country of Origin England, United States, United Kingdom
Description Directed by Ken Loach | 1969
With David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie, Colin Welland, Brian Glover
Loach’s second feature is a touching but unsentimental story of an alienated working-class teenage boy (David Bradley) who finds companionship and an escape from reality when he begins to care for and train a wild kestrel. A perfect depiction of the realities of working-class British life, it also forms a trinity with The 400 Blows and Zero for Conduct for all-time great phys-ed scenes.