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Britain's Ken Loach wins Cannes gold with moving austerity tale

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 05:50
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Palme d'Or winner Loach's (above) I, Daniel Blake moved many to tears at Cannes, but drew mixed reviews.
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The runner-up Grand Prix award went to Canada's Dolan for his hot-tempered family drama It's Only the End of the World.

Cannes

BRITISH director Ken Loach won the Palme d'Or top prize at Cannes on Sunday for the second time in a decade with his moving drama I, Daniel Blake about the shame of poverty in austerity-hit Europe.

The award marked a major upset at the world's top film festival in favour of