WHO’S IN IT?
Carey Mulligan (An Education), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech), Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), Natalie Press (My Summer of Love), Anne-Marie Duff (Nowhere Boy), Romola Garai (Atonement), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Samuel West (Howards End), Adrian Schiller (Bright Star), Geoff Bell (Kingsman: The Secret Service)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sarah Gavron (Brick Lane), director; Abi Morgan (The Invisible Woman), writer; Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks) and Faye Ward (Jane Eyre), producers; Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel), composer; Eduard Grau (A Single Man), cinematographer; Barney Pilling (An Education), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Maud Watts (Mulligan), a lowly worker in a laundry factor and a loving mother, becomes caught up in the early feminist movement as women activists lobby endlessly for the right to vote, and as they are forced underground by an increasingly brutal State…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
With the question of gender diversity being brought up more so in recent years than ever before, Suffragette is a film that not only highlights the brave activism of the early feminist movement that led to women getting the right to vote, but also the strong creative minds of the women filmmakers and actors involved.