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Peterloo

154 minutes 2018 6.4

The film depicts on a wide canvas the events surrounding the infamous Peterloo massacre of 1819, where a peaceful march of electoral reform at St. Peter's Field in Manchester ended in one of the bloodiest and most notorious crimes of British history.

British government forces attacked a crowd of over 60,000 who had gathered to demand political reform and protest against rising poverty. Hundreds of protesters were injured, and many were killed in this massacre, triggering a panic scare across the country, but also continued state repression.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Skuespillere: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley, David Moorst
Regi: Mike Leigh
Produsent: Georgina Lowe
Manus: Mike Leigh
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
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