Suffragette

Suffragette
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sarah Gavron
  • Written by: Abi Morgan
  • Cast: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham-Carter, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep
  • UK release: 30 October 2015

In 1912, laundry worker Maud (Mulligan) has her eyes opened to gender inequality by suffragette activists Violet (Duff), Edith (Bonham-Carter) and Alice (Garai). Gavron's decision to shoot it not as a stoic period piece but as a gritty actioner pays off, with a superb performance from Mulligan at the centre of a great cast.

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