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My Name Is Joe (Mein Name ist Joe)

Rating:R (for pervasive language and some violence, sexuality and drug use)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:February 5, 1999
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, David McKay, Anne-Marie Kennedy, David Hayman
Director:Kenneth Loach
Producer:Urlich Felsberg
Writer:Paul Laverty
Distributor:Artisan Pictures

Description: Joe Kavanagh is on the wagon, but still raw after some chaotic years of drinking. He is bursting with energy, determined to live life to the fullest and ready to make up for his past mistakes. Sarah Downey is an independent and private woman who lives for her job as a health visitor. When Joe and Sarah meet, neither is ready for a relationship. MY NAME IS JOE is the heartfelt story of an unlikely romance between two very different people. As Joe attempts to manage his new life and budding romance, he contemplates his torrid past, his complex present, and the changes that he needs to make in order to secure a bright future.

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