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director Icon director: Mike Leigh

producer Icon producer: Georgina Lowe

writer Icon writer: Mike Leigh

cast Icon cast: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson, Vincent Franklin

release date Icon release date: April 5th, 2019

runtime Icon runtime: 2 hr. 33 min.

Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform.