Dir: Mike Leigh
Cast: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell
UK, 2018, 154 mins
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh shines once again in his portrayal of the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, when British forces charged into, and killed, peaceful protesters demanding democratic reform in Manchester. A passionate and uncompromising look at one of the bloodiest and least known episodes in British history.