Land and Freedom
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Land and Freedom
A reflective look at an idealistic young man's involvement in the Spanish Civil War, Land and Freedom combines wartime drama with impassioned political debate. Director Ken Loach, better known for his intimate portraits of working-class British life, begins on familiar turf in the present day, with a teenage girl sorting through the belongings of her recently deceased grandfather. She soon discovers her grandfather's involvement in the Spanish Civil War, and the film then flashes back to the 1930s to tell the story of young Dave Carr, intensely portrayed by Ian Hart. A dedicated young… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of Loach's best, with an outstanding centerpiece 'debate' scene."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Triumphs as an intelligent and riveting political drama about the Spanish Civil War."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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