Synopsis: The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Ken Loach
Production: Parallax Pictures
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

I want all that is decent.

We must fix these tubes.

And so on.

They want to keep them trim.

- Yes

- Okay.

- Will have to cover them.

- With tar paper or wood?

Do what you...

You cover. With wood.

The point is that if you come late,

go out soon, do you mean?

We pay the Thursday morning

and also said goodbye that day.

The containers are not there

apoyis for you in them...

but to fill them

and although it comes to story...

I do not trust

sobris that no unemployment.

Did not know you could do that.

You can not imagine what they do

the bastards like you.

- I no longer suck my thumb.

- What is it we do?

Stealing, collect unemployment

under any other name...

not to strike, loiter

and talk like ass.

And no pissing in the corners.

Prohibited. Is frowned upon.

- No toilet, right?

- It's a mess.

- Can I ask you a question?

- Go.

What is your opinion on

the ozone layer?

I do not care until it affects

at work. Anything else?

What progress?

We would be easier to see

to a legless cat...

burying sh*t

in a frozen pond.

I have been told to see Mr. Siddons

for a job.

Yes? I thought you were coming to give us

three wishes. What is that?

The blade of unemployment.

They said they did. "

I do not want. I do not know

none of your privacy.

Of course, taxes

the pay us...

but insurance is up to you,

you are self-employed.

To hell with all those leaves

unemployment. To work.

Come, come out of the hut

and teach you how to begin.

You see,

everything becomes easy and sympathy.

- Is there a possibility?

- What?

- Can you give me work?

- Watch and wait 5 minutes there.

You see those containers?

Then they have to be filled at 4.

- This sends Margaret Thatcher.

- Roger, Margaret.

Whatever is on the floor, you pass

lift out the window.

You two can start

for this corridor.

- It's decided, right?

- Yes, I like determined.

- You always know what to expect.

- Shut up. See what below?

Two dozen sheets of wall

precast. Upload them to the fourth floor.

- Your face turns red when you are angry.

- I got signed.

- And you, what are you doing here?

- Have not told me what to do.

Shall I tell you

when to go to sh*t?

Watch these manners,

could be your father.

- And who are you?

- Wilf.

- Wilf. Where are you, Wilf?

- Of Bristol.

How Bristol? Shepherd.

Go to Liverpool and make crumbs.

Hey everybody, do not want to see

without a helmet. Nobody is going without a helmet here.

All right, Scot?


Okay, Stevie.

All right, Scot?

- Where do you sleep?

- At the moment, with some friends.

What next?

I'll find something of mine,

I do not know.

- And a place to occupy?

- You know something?

Yes, we know something,

Do you, Mo? Mo!

Are not we can get

something to occupy?

No problem. Come Saturday

and find something.

You want one, son? There are thousands

empty sites in the area.

No problem.

We are in 1990.

There are millions of people


Do you know how many unemployed there are in this

country? Nearly 3 million.

And you know how many workers

construction? 250,000.

- Yeah, but half do not want to work.

- Nonsense!

There are millions of acres into disuse,

not counting the green belt.


are overflowing.

Nobody should be in the street

in the 90s. It's crazy, man.

- Now there is no God to stop...

- The City of Liverpool...

5,000 houses built

when they sent the Labor Party...

What happened to them?

I have taken. Across the country.

- He just wants a floor busy!

- Of all the municipalities.

He just wants a floor busy!

- The rest of the country...

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