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any carplike freshwater cyprinoid fish of the family Cobitidae, of Eurasia and Africa, having a long narrow body with barbels around the mouth

Loach

Ken(neth). born 1936, British television and film director; his works for television include Cathy Come Home (1966) and his films include Kes (1970), Riff-Raff (1991), Bread and Roses (2000), and Ae Fond Kiss (2004)

loach

[lōch]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for fishes composing the family Cobitidae; most are small and many are eel-shaped.
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"One of our inspirations was Ken Loach's film, I, Daniel Blake, which showed the human costs of austerity."
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Ken Loach signed him up for the movies Riff Raff and Raining Stones.
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Reminiscent of the best of Ken Loach in its treatment of social issues, of Jean Renoir in its "everyone has his reasons" humanism and of the Dogma 95 aesthetic in its hand-held, ultra-realistic approach, Protection also features brilliant work from cast members Nancy Sivak, Jillian Fargey William MacDonald and solid technical support on all levels.
CAMERA crews have been pictured in the city centre outside Newcastle Labour Club for Ken Loach's new film.
I have met Ken Loach and seen some snippets of his latest film.