• 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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Performance times

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock (0.0 miles)

Farley Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6NB
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Mon 1 Oct

  • 19:00


Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool (0.0 miles)

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AQ
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Sun 30 Sep

The Strand Arts Centre, Belfast (0.0 miles)

152–154 Holywood Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT4 1NY
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Sun 28 Oct

  • 16:00

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7 Oct 20155 stars

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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