SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Consumer Advice: CTC
Cast: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone
Director: Ken Loach
Proud of his work ethic, Ricky takes a freelance courier job not only to make ends meet, or to pay off the debt that he’s been struggling with since the 2008 financial crash, but to provide a better future for his aged-carer wife and their two teenage children. But happiness, prosperity and navigating the gig economy rarely go hand in hand, especially for everyday workers.
“It’s fierce, open and angry, un-ironised and unadorned, about a vital contemporary issue. Five stars.” – The Guardian