Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her First Communion. His stubbornness and determination get him into trouble as he turns to more and more questionable measures, in his desperation to raise the needed money.
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Another great one from the Master.Riveting,ringing as true as a documentary,Ken Loach highlights the frustrations of a decent working class man,who gains our admiration.
Without being sentimental,relying on the intelligence of the audience,and using a good dose of humour,this film stays with you.