The Old Oak

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Release Year

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Director

Ken Loach

Producer

Rebecca O'Brien

Cast

Dave Turner, Trevor Fox, Claire Rodgerson

Country

UK

Runtime

113 min

Accessibility

Limited Mobility Access

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The Old Oak is the last pub standing in a once thriving mining village in northern England, a gathering space for a community that has fallen on hard times. There is growing anger, resentment, and a lack of hope among the residents, but the pub and its proprietor TJ are a fond presence to their customers. When a group of Syrian refugees move into the floundering village, a decisive rift fueled by prejudices develops between the community and its newest inhabitants. The formation of an unexpected friendship between TJ and a young Syrian woman named Yara opens up new possibilities for the divided village in this deeply moving drama about loss, fear, and the difficulty of finding hope.

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