R | | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Screened at the 13th Edition of Dubai International Film Festival, December 2016. The lead actor Dave Johns was available for Q&A section after each show.
Job Centre Floor Manager:
There's a special number if you've been diagnosed as dyslexic.
Daniel: Right, can you give us that 'coz with computers, I'm dyslexic.
Job Centre Floor Manager: You'll find it online sir.
When Daniel is in the benefits office the adviser Ann notices he looks unwell and sits him down and gives Daniel a plastic cup of water. Initially when Daniel gets the cup there are two or three cups stick together, as sometimes happens, the film then cuts away and then back and Daniels cup has become just one plastic cup.
€337,649 (Italy) (23 October 2016)
$258,168 (USA) (14 July 2017)