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‘Suffragette’ a reminder of past and future struggles (Our grade: B)

Natalie Press and Carey Mulligan in "Suffragette." (Photo courtesy Focus Features/TNS)

Natalie Press and Carey Mulligan in “Suffragette.” (Photo courtesy Focus Features/TNS)

Katie Walsh – Tribune News Service

The story of women fighting for the right to vote is all too recent, and for some, all too forgotten. Director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan bring the history of the British suffragette movement to bear in the film “Suffragette,” as a reminder of the struggles that have come before, and the achievements that have yet to be won.

The resulting film is dark and unglamorous, but it burns with a determined fire, giving these women a revolutionary hero treatment.

» Read full review at MyStatesman.com » Find showtimes for “Suffragette”


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