Kes Poster Image
Rated
PG-13
Runtime 111 min
Ratings
100% critics Rotten Tomatoes
91% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama, Family
Release 04/03/70
Actors David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie, Colin Welland
Directors Ken Loach
Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (David Bradley), a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he names Kes. Helped and encouraged by his English teacher Mr. Farthing (Colin Welland) and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence, until tragedy strikes.
Genre Drama, Family
Release 04/03/70
Actors David Bradley, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie, Colin Welland
Directors Ken Loach
Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (David Bradley), a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he names Kes. Helped and encouraged by his English teacher Mr. Farthing (Colin Welland) and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence, until tragedy strikes.