Rating: 6.5/10 (1,248 votes)
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 protesters were killed and hundreds more injured, sparking a nationwide outcry but also further government suppression. The Peterloo Massacre was a defining moment in British democracy which also played a significant role in the founding of The Guardian newspaper.
Director: Mike Leigh
Release date: 5 April 2019 (3 months ago)
Added: 26 February 2019 (4 months ago)
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Link Update: 12 May 2019 (2 months ago)
Running time: 154 min