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In which I have all the feminist feels about “Suffragette”, a new film about the courageous women who fought to give us the right to vote.

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FILMS
“Suffragette” (2015)
Directed by Sarah Gavron
Written by Abi Morgan
Production Companies: Ruby Films, Film4, Pathe and Ingenious Media

Main cast: Carey Mulligan (Maud Watts), Anne-Marie Duff (Violet Miller), Ben Whishaw (Sonny Watts), Romola Gari (Alice), Helena Bohnam-Carter (Edith Ellyn), Finbar Lynch (Hugh Ellyn), Brendan Gleeson (Inspector Arthur Steed), Natalie Press (Emily Wilding Davidson), Meryl Steep (Emmeline Pankhurst).

“Downton Abbey” (2010 – present)
Created by Julian Fellowes

Main cast: Hugh Bonneville (Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham), Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith Crawley), Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary Crawley), Joanne Froggatt (Anna Bates), Jim Carter (Charles Carson).

MUSIC
“Cute” by bensound.com
“Indie Romance” by Silent Partners

KEY WORDS
Feminism, suffragists, history, women, jane austen, period drama, awards bait, oscars 2016, london film festival, baftas, britain on film, british film institute, london, inspector javert

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