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Peterloo May 31 Through June 6

24 April , 2019

PG-13 (For a sequence of violence and chaos.)
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Maxine Peake, David Bamber, Rory Kinnear, Tim McInnerny, Georgina Lowe, Leo Bill, Karl Johnson, Mike Leigh

02:35

Drama

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 protestors 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.

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 155 Minutes
Language: English
Venue: Cinema Capitol
Format: Digital Print

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