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The Spirit of '45

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Genres: Documentary
Director: Ken Loach
Plot Sypnosis:

A powerful, unabashedly pro-socialist documentary of England’s postwar transformation from a working-class hellscape in the 1930s. Endemic poverty and Dickensian squalor are upended by Clement Attlee’s 1945 Labour Party landslide over the patrician Winston Churchill. What follows is the nationalization of the mines, railways, postal service — and the jewel in the crown, the National Health Service, which made medical care free of charge.

"The Spirit of ‘45 masterfully collages first-person accounts of prewar England with archival footage that exposes the disparity between everyday reality and the myth of the Greatest Empire on Earth." –Karen Cooper, Director, Film Forum

directed by: Ken Loach

starring: Various

2013 / 99 min / 1.85:1 / English DTS-HD MA 2.0 & 5.1

Additional info:

Region A Blu-ray

24-PAGE BOOKLET including:

—A new essay by Sukhdev Sandhu

—A vintage interview with Ken Loach by Gavin Smith, featuring a new preface by the author

—A transcription of Ken Loach and Nigel Lawson’s debate on BBC's Newsnight, 2009

New trailer by Zach Clark

English closed-captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 2013
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: Region A Blu-ray limited to 1000
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Audio Formats: English DTS-HD MA 2.0 & 5.1
Subtitles/Captions: English closed-captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing