- 106 min
- 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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Suffragette7 Oct 2015
LFF 2015: Passionate, myth-busting drama with Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep
It is a universally held view, fuelled by stiff photographs and stilted archive footage, that early 20th century women were dour, passive and unable to crack so much as a smile through those stiff upper lips. The perception of suffragettes is generally…
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