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Sorry We Missed You (2019)

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Releases March 6, 2020
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
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kris Hitchen ... Ricky Turner
Debbie Honeywood ... Abbie Turner
Rhys Stone Rhys Stone ... Sebastian 'Seb' Turner
Katie Proctor ... Liza Jane Turner
Ross Brewster Ross Brewster ... Gavin Maloney
Charlie Richmond ... Henry Morgan
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
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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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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$8,007,927
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1.85 : 1
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The story takes partial inspiration from the experiences of Don Lane, a courier for DPD who died January 2018 after working through illness in the Christmas delivery rush. He had skipped several hospital appointments to treat his type 1 diabetes because he had been charged £150 by DPD when he missed deliveries to attend an appointment and feared further charges. See more »

Goofs

When Ricky delivers a parcel to an angry Newcastle United fan he has his scanner with him. After arguing with customer he leaves without the scanner. His hands are empty. See more »

Quotes

Abbie Turner: This is my family, and I'm telling you now, nobody messes with my family.
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Hits the right cords.
19 October 2019 | by anuradhapandeySee all my reviews

His film hits home in every possible way. Such a simple story and yet to relatable because the struggles are so universal. Absolutely beautiful. After I, Daniel Blake, this is another one that made me cry my heart out, quite literally.


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