Peterloo

Film, Drama
Peterloo
Simon Mein

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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.

Release details

Duration: 153 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Mike Leigh
Screenwriter: Mike Leigh
Cast: Rory Kinnear
Maxine Peake
Alastair Mackenzie
Tim McInnerny