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Director Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty's powerful romantic drama draws attention to political and human rights abuses abroad. Robert Carlyle stars as George, a Glaswegian bus driver who becomes attracted to one of his regular passengers, a Nicaraguan woman named Carla. As the two become closer, it becomes apparent that Carla is in exile following the disappearance of her boyfriend, Antonio, probably at the hands of the CIA-backed counter-insurgent Contras. In search of the truth, they travel to Nicaragua - where George receives a rude political awakening.
Tired of awful jobs, Angie starts her own agency sympathising with the migrants she represents, but as her power grows she takes a malevolent turn.
14+ years 96 mins
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