Peterloo

Mike Leigh directs a superb ensemble cast in the rousing tale of a working class uprising and its violent suppression in Manchester in 1819.

An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history.

The massacre saw British government forces charge into a crowd of over 60,000 that had gathered to demand political reform and protest against rising levels of poverty. Many protestors were killed and hundreds more injured, sparking a nationwide outcry but also further government suppression.

Maxine Peake, Rory Kinnear star in Leigh's historical epic.

UK 2018 Dir Mike Leigh 154 min

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