In 1819, British forces charge on a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester, England, which results in the Peterloo Massacre. Mike Leigh tackles this historic episode with a contemporary point of view.
The adventures of Poppy. Is she perhaps a little crazy and irresponsible? Or is she in fact deeply sane and sensible? Either way, everybody falls in love with her, for better or for worse‚Ä¶ Mike Leigh’s new film revolves around Poppy, a teacher from north London whose life, at first glance, seems to be full of complications.