Carla's Song
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British filmmaker Ken Loach blended a love story with strong political commentary in this powerful drama. George (Robert Carlyle) is a bus driver working in Glasgow who has a strong independent streak and has developed a serious crush on one of his regular passengers, a woman from Nicaragua named Carla (Oyanka Cabezas). Carla occasionally is short of money for her fare, so George lets he ride for free; when his boss finds out about this, it's added to a list of small insubordinations, and George is fired. However, he stays in touch with Carla and learns she's a good bit more troubled… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An extraordinary illustration of the power of the cinematic art form."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
"A striking and memorable film about the emotional firefights that flare up when the personal and the political are linked."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"It really wasn't that bad of a film, it was just too flat and preachy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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