PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
The original distributor for this film was Relativity Media, who picked it up in about October 2014. In March of 2015, after the success of The Theory of Everything, Focus Features managed to take over, four months before Relativity went bankrupt ... ...
We do not want to be law breakers. We want to be law makers.
When the suffragettes are within the Central Lobby of the Houses of Parliament, several railings can be viewed on the windows in the background. These were not added to the windows until 1917, 5 years after the film is set, in tribute to the suffragettes who chained themselves to them in 1908. The railings used to be situated in the Ladies Gallery of the Commons but were removed so as to prevent similar political protests at the time.
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