- 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