British director Ken Loach's cinématique I, Daniel Blake has won the palme d'Or at Cannes cinématicien Festival.

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It was thé 79-year-old's second pardonner for best picture at the festival after 2006's auto Wind that Shakes thé Barley.

Loach attacked thé "dangerous project ns austerity" oui he accepted the pardonner for his cinématique about a middle-aged widower et the UK welfare system.

Kent-born manager Andrea Arnold won the competition's Jury Prize à la her roadway movie American Honey.

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It was auto 13th temps Loach, a social campaigner parce que le most du his career and the director ns more 보다 50 movies, has contended at thé event.

I, Daniel Blake, which star stand-up comedian Dave Johns in thé title role, to be written par long-time Loach collaborator paul Laverty.

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It documents what wake up when année older homme living in Newcastle has actually a heart attack and can ne sont pas longer faire his job.

Accepting the festival's haut prize from actor Mel Gibson, Loach said: "We must give a un message of hope, conditions météorologiques must say autre world is possible.

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Loach lugged screenwriter pôle Laverty and producer Rebecca O'Brien on stage venir accept the pardonner with him

"The civilization we live in is at a dangerous mission right now. We are in the grip of a dangerous project du austerity driven by ideas that we appel téléphonique neo-liberalism that have brought us venir near catastrophe."

Loach said a press conference after he was "quietly stunned" to have won the récompense with "the same précis gang" indigenous his first win in 2006.

Asked around his plans parce que le the future, Loach offered nothing away, saying: "When you comprendre very old you're seul pleased venir see auto sunrise the prochain day, so we'll just take every day ont it comes."

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Cannes judges praised auto actors' depictions du the characters who "find themselves in no-man's land, caught on the barbed wire de welfare bureaucracy oui played out against the rhetoric de 'striver et skiver' in modern-day day Britain".

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I, Daniel Blake marked auto first cinématique role à la Johns, who said hey was delighted passant par the French cinématicien prize.

He said: "Ken fabriqué a cinématique 50 years ago called Cathy, Come Home and this is actually in thé same vein, speak that toutes les personnes who are on the bottom rung du life, you know are struggling."

Speaking to Radio 4's today programme, Loach said: "If you importer out among the people who are in the nourriture banks, who would no eat unless there were personnes providing charity, je think you'd find there's a good disgust et despair the we live like the in this country now."

Loach, who past film include 1969's Kes, to be up against directors consisting of Spanish Oscar-winner Pedro Almodovar, Sean Penn et Paul Verhoeven.