Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation.

Director:

Ken Loach

Writer:

Paul Laverty (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kris Hitchen ... Ricky
Debbie Honeywood ... Abbie
Rhys Stone Rhys Stone ... Seb
Katie Proctor ... Liza Jae
Ross Brewster Ross Brewster ... Maloney
Charlie Richmond Charlie Richmond ... Henry
Julian Ions Julian Ions ... Freddie
Sheila Dunkerley Sheila Dunkerley ... Rosie
Maxie Peters Maxie Peters ... Robert
Christopher John Slater Christopher John Slater ... Ben
Heather Wood Heather Wood ... Mollie
Albert Dumba Albert Dumba ... Harpoon (as alberto Dumba)
Natalia Stonebanks Natalia Stonebanks ... Roz
Jordan Collard Jordan Collard ... Dodge
Dave Turner Dave Turner ... Magpie
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Storyline

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self employed delivery driver. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.

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Kris Hitchen took inspiration for his part from his time working as a plumber in the years between acting jobs. See more »

Goofs

At 59 minutes and 37 seconds into the movie the head of a crew member is visible in the background mirror when Ricky is reading a letter from the school. See more »

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Abbie Turner: This is my family, and I'm telling you now, nobody messes with my family.
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Know How
Written by Matt Dike, Isaac Hayes, John Wylie King, Michael Simpson and Marvin Young
Performed by Marvin Young (as Young MC)
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Giving voice to those who can't be heard.
19 October 2019 | by adityakripalaniSee all my reviews

For Loach, who is peaking yet again at this point in his career, this is another song about those unspoken for. This time it's delivery drivers. Be it an Amazon or a food delivery service. The most beautiful parts however are the the filmmaker also does say along with depicting the toughness of their lives, that the only way to breathe normally amidst this is to stick together as family.


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Country:

UK | France | Belgium

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sorry We Missed You See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,436, 8 March 2020

Gross USA:

$28,273

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,773,135
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1.85 : 1
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