‘The Angels’ Share’ from Director Ken Loach is one of the contenders in this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Learn more about the movie after the break.
The 65th Cannes Film Festival showcases 22 films in this year’s competition, including ‘The Angels’ Share’ from Kevin Loach. The film follows Robbie, a troubled father who sneaks into the hospital to see his girlfriend and new-born son. Upon seeing his family, he vows that his son will not have same life that he’s living. He narrowly escapes a jail sentence and is ordered to complete hours of community service. While carrying out his sentence, he meets three guys who are experiencing the same fate. Together, they go on an adventure and realize that whisky just might be the answer to their problems.
Kevin Locah is not a new to the Cannes Film Festival. In 2006 his film ‘The Wind That Shakes the Barley’ won the Palm d’Or, the highest award given in Cannes. Apart from that, he has also won two Cannes Special Jury Prizes and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. ‘The Angels’ Share’ is Loach’s 11th film to compete at the Cannes Film Festival. View the trailer of the movie below.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
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