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I, Daniel Blake nominated for five BAFTAs

I, Daniel Blake Photo: Entertainment One

Newcastle-based film I, Daniel Blake has received five BAFTA nominations.

The movie, which is directed by Ken Loach, stars Geordie comedian Dave Johns. He plays a 59-year-old widowed carpenter who must rely on welfare after a heart attack leaves him unable to work.

Director Ken Loach Credit: PA

I, Daniel Blake is nominated for:

  • Best Film - I, Daniel Blake
  • Outstanding British Film - I, Daniel Blake
  • Director - Ken Loach, I, Daniel Blake
  • Supporting Actress - Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake
  • Original Screenplay - Paul Laverty, I, Daniel Blake

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