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PETERLOO

by Mike Leigh

synopsis

The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.

original title: Peterloo
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Cornerstone Films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Mike Leigh
screenplay: Mike Leigh
cast: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, David Bamber, Tim McInnerny, Leo Bill, Karl Johnson, Nico Mirallegro, Teresa Mahoney-Bostridge, Alastair Mackenzie, Adam Long
cinematography by: Dick Pope
film editing: Jon Gregory
art director: Suzie Davies
costumes designer: Jacqueline Durran
music: Gary Yershon
producer: Georgina Lowe
executive producer: Gail Egan, Lizzie Francke, Peter Hampden, Norman Merry
associate producer: Helen Grearson
line producer: Chris Lahr
production: Film4, Thin Man Films, British Film Institute (BFI)