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Screener Squad: Peterloo

Peterloo Movie Review


It’s time to get British with Brad and Justin once again with Peterloo. Directed by veteran Mike Leigh (Mr. Turner, Happy-Go-Lucky, Another Year, Vera Drake), the story is set in Manchester in 1819 as the workers are feeling the burden from the British elite. Fed up with the unjust taxes and punishment, they form their own political reformation party to get a voice in Parliament and secure their rights. Sounds like riveting material, right? Can Brad and Justin find something good among such politically dense Britishness or was this movie pushed out of its Oscar campaign for a good reason? Listen here and see!


Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Rachel Finnegan, Pearce Quigley

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