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Peterloo

Drama

PG-13 for a sequence of violence and chaos

4/5/2019
Released
Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson, Vincent Franklin
Starring
Mike Leigh
Director
153 min
Length
Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform.