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I, Daniel Blake screenwriter stunned by wall of notes left by movie-goers at Edinburgh cinema : Daily Record.

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PAUL Laverty is amazed by display at the Cameo with many messages left by people who have suffered at hands of the benefits system like the movie’s main character.


Paul Laverty at the Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh in front of the wall of messages

IT’S the film that has had the whole country talking. And crying.

But the depth of feeling evoked by I, Daniel Blake, is perhaps best summed up by an amazing collection of notes pinned to the wall of an Edinburgh cinema.

The display at the Cameo, penned by people who have suffered similar experiences to the movie’s main character, left screenwriter Paul Laverty stunned.

And cinema staff were so impressed with the reaction that they launched a charity collection, which has raised £2500 for a food bank.

I, Daniel Blake, directed by Ken Loach, tells the story of a Geordie carpenter who is unable to work…

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