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142 Ratings

Carla's Song

Directed by Ken Loach
United Kingdom, 1996
Drama, Romance


1987. A Glasgow bus driver, George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious life in Glasgow. Her back is scarred, her boyfriend missing, her family dispersed; she’s suicidal. George takes her to Nicaragua to find out what has happened to them and to help her face her past.

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Carla's Song
Directed by Ken Loach

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1996 | Golden Lion

1996 | Winner: The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal

BFI London Film Festival


San Francisco International Film Festival


BAFTA Awards

1997 | Nominee: Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film

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