Amazon Studios has released the official trailer for writer and director Mike Leigh’s Peterloo, opening in theaters on November 9.
In the film, 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. You can learn more about the Peterlook Massacre by clicking here.
The PG-13 film stars Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, Philip Jackson, Vincent Franklin, Karl Johnson, and Tim McInnerny. Georgina Lowe produced Peterloo.
Mike Leigh’s credits include such films as Life is Sweet, Career Girls, Topsy-Turvy, All or Nothing, Naked, Secrets & Lies, Vera Drake, and Mr. Turner.
What do you think about the trailer? Will you check out the movie in theaters or on Amazon Prime?