Peterloo

Certificate
12A
Duration
155 minutes

Directed by: Mike Leigh
Starring: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell

Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Mike Leigh, portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where British forces attacked a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform.

5 stars "grit and brilliance in Mike Leigh’s very British massacre" - The Guardian

"Peterloo is purest Mike Leigh in the best sense" - BBC Culture

4 stars - Independent