April 5, 2019 (LA/NY)
Rated PG-13 for a sequence of violence and chaos
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....
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If you can manage sitting through two hours of British accents talking politics, Peterloo
finally delivers a searing and upsetting portrayal of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where scores of civilians were killed at the hands of British forces. Full movie review »