Tag: Ken Loach

The wind is rising (film, 2006)

Posted on 16th May 2018  in List of historical films

The wind is rising ( The Wind That Shakes the Barley , literally “the wind that shakes barley”) is a British film directed by Ken Loach and released in 2006 .

The film is about the Irish War of Independence ( 1919 – 1921 ) and the Civil War that followed ( 1922 – 1923 ). The original title, The Wind That Shakes the Barley , refers to a poem by Robert Dwyer Joyce , Irish author of the xix th century, which evokes the Irish uprising of 1798 . (more…)

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Tag: Ken Loach

Land and Freedom

Posted on 15th May 2018  in List of historical films

Land and Freedom is aBritish filmofKen Loachreleased in1995. The action of the film takes place during theSpanish social revolution of 1936. (more…)

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