The Old Oak

Director: Ken Loach
Cast: Chris McGlade, Dave Turner, Ebla Mari, Andy Dawson, Debbie Honeywood
Genre: Drama
Year: 2024
113 mins


A pub landlord TJ Bannatyne in a previously thriving mining community in County Durham struggles to hold on to his pub and keep it as the one remaining public space people can meet in the town. Meanwhile, tensions rise in the town when Syrian refugees are placed there but Bannatyne strikes up a friendship with one of the refugees, Yara. Supported with funds awarded by the UK Global Screen Fund – financed by the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and administered by the BFI