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Order the Spirit of '45 on DVD

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The Spirit of '45 is now out on DVD! Order your DVD here - includes over 7 hours of extras.

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In Cinemas NOW

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The Spirit of '45 is now showing in cinemas across the UK and Ireland. Visit our screenings page to find your nearest cinema and book tickets.

What would life have been like?

What would life have been like?

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Explore how your life would have been without the events of 1945? Would you be sharing a bedroom with four siblings, two of whom had Tuberculosis? Would you be working in steel manufacturing with no health care, or raising five children with no indoor plumbing?

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UK Satellite Q&A event

UK Satellite Q&A event

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On 17th March, cinemas across the UK and Ireland took part in a simultaneous screening and Q&A broadcast by satellite to sold out cinemas.

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Ken Loach's nostalgic homage to the birth of the welfare state and Beveridge spirit is salutary for our age of austerity

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A salutary reminder of exactly what Ken Loach is for

The Spirit of '45: where did it go? - The Observer

Ken Loach on cinema as an act of rebellion - Time Out

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