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Ken Loach wins top Cannes prize for the second time

Credit: Reuters

Veteran filmmaker Ken Loach has won the Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for the second time.

He has won the award for his latest film I, Daniel Blake, a decade after winning the prestigious accolade for The Wind That Shakes The Barley.

The 79-year-old British director won the top award at the international film festival for his story of a former Newcastle joiner who becomes ill and struggles in the welfare system.

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