Peterloo

Peterloo

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Released: May 17, 2019
Director: Mike Leigh
Producer: Georgina Lowe
Studio: Mongrel Media
Cast: Rory Kinnear, David Moorst, Alastair Mackenzie, Philip Jackson
Genre: Drama
Length: 154 minutes
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Peterloo Overview

In 1819, when a peaceful crowd of over 60,000 citizens gather in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform and protest against rising poverty, government-backed forces charge into them, causing one of the bloodiest episodes in British history.

Many protesters were killed and thousands more were badly injured, causing a public outcry. It also played a key role in the formation of The Guardian newspaper.

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