Kes

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • GP
  • Drama

Imagine THE 400 BLOWS reconfigured around a working class English boy living in a grimy industrial town and you get some idea of the emotional power of this bleakly realistic film adapted from a novel by Barry Hines. Billy Casper (Bradley) is the product of a broken home and the victim of school bullies. He takes refuge in his comic books and shoplifting....read more

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Kes - Trailer
01:39 — Named by the British Film Institute as one of the ten best British films of the century, KES, from Ken Loach (Hidden Agenda, The Wind That Shakes the (more…)
Kes - Official Trailer
01:47 — Named by the British Film Institute as one of the ten best British films of the century, KES, from Ken Loach (Hidden Agenda, The Wind That Shakes the (more…)
(Movie Clip) School
Billy (David Bradley) is instructed by his teacher (Colin Welland) then by his classmates in Ken Loach's Kes, 1969.
(Movie Clip) Work
Billy (David Bradley) hurries through his hometown of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England on the way to his job in this early scene from Kes, 1969.
Kes - (Original Trailer)
A young man finds escape from his working-class life training a pet falcon in Kes (1970) directed by Ken Loach.
(Movie Clip) Kestrel
Billy (David Bradley) tries out his bird training techniques for the first time in director Ken Loach's Kes, 1969.

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  • Rating: GP
  • Review: Imagine THE 400 BLOWS reconfigured around a working class English boy living in a grimy industrial town and you get some idea of the emotional power of this bleakly realistic film adapted from a novel by Barry Hines. Billy Casper (Bradley) is the product… (more)

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