Director | Writer | Actor
Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 50th Cannes International Film Festival in 1997.
There was a time when you just couldn't make an independent, indigenous, serious feature film. And those of us who were lucky enough (Ken Loach, Stephen Frears, Alan Clarke and others) mostly found that at the BBC you could do what you wanted.
Films frequently center on the British working class
Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK