I saw this film at a cinema in London when it first came out. The previous comment hits all the great points about this film. I just want to urge everyone to see it! For Americans (as I am), it's going to take about 10 or 15 minutes to get into the rhythm of the dialect of northern England. Initially, you won't believe they're actually speaking English, the dialect is so thick. But after a few minutes, you'll automatically start to understand what they are saying. This is a brilliant film that will lift your spirits, and break your heart. It's impossible to not have a big lump in your throat at the end of this movie.
Kes (1969) 1080p YIFY Movie
Kes (1969) 1080p
Kes is a movie starring David Bradley, Brian Glover, and Freddie Fletcher. A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
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The Synopsis for Kes (1969) 1080p
Bullied at school and ignored and abused at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (), 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 () and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence, until tragedy strikes.
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A Brilliant Film Not To Be Missed!Reviewed bydonnielandVote: 10/10
Kes is a film i was aware about all the way back to when i was at school (it was made the year after i was born)but i never got around to seeing it until now and boy am i pleased i did. Rarely is there a film that exudes charm like Kes. The acting is not brilliant , neither is the script but that is what makes this film such a joy. It made me feel i was back at school amongst the self important jumped up teachers and the cruel kids .It made me remember the times when i was a teenager that i didnt care for at the time yet it also made me long to be that age again! The story is of a young lad who through having a bad time at school and with his family he finds solice in training a young bird of prey. David bradley (Casper) is excellent ,as is Brian Glover as the P.E teacher who likes to think he is Bobby Charlton. The scene when he takes the boys out to play football is brilliant . The cinemetography is superb and the haunting music contributes to what can only be described as Very good movie. 8 out of 10.
I first saw this film when I was a kid and instantly identified with the characters and environment in it - having watched it again recently it's lost none of its original charm. It is, in my view, one of the all-time great British films. The humour and starkness of Kes are so identifiable to anyone who grew up in Northern England at a similar time that the main character could have been any one of your friends. Actors who have "learned their trade" by going to acting schools or coaches should be shown Kes as a lesson in how it should be done - it's so good you have to remind yourself this is a film, not a documentary. I would recommend this to anyone (although international viewers might have problems understanding the dialect). A true classic.