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VIDEO REVIEW: Does Carey Mulligan’s ‘Suffragette’ Deserve a Vote of Approval?

Carey Mulligan stars as a mother and wife fighting for voting rights in early 20th century Britain.

  • Suffragette (2015)
  • PG – 13, 106 min, Drama, History
  • Expanding (USA) Oct. 30; Everywhere, Nov. 20, 2015
  • Stars: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne-Marie Duff
  • Director: Sarah Gavron
  • Writer: Abi Morgan

“Suffragette” is a portrayal of the British women’s campaign for the right to vote in the early part of the 20th century.

Helmed by director Sarah Gavron (“Brick Lane”) and screenwriter Abi Morgan (“Iron Lady”), the passionate drama relates the struggles of the suffragettes through the eyes of Maud Watts, portrayed by Carey Mulligan.

Watch the above movie review, and find out why Carey Mulligan deserves an Oscar nomination for Best Actress, and why “Suffragette” is really about human rights at the core.

Photo Credit: Focus Features

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