Mike Leigh
Details about the movie were reportedly even under wraps for buyers.
A film that was ahead of its time, Leigh's most accessible work promoted new insight into matters of race and class.
Few filmmakers have the freedom enjoyed by Mike Leigh. Whether he will continue to command big budgets is another question.
Cinematographer Dick Pope pulled from Kurosawa, iconic illustrations, and documentaries for the crowning achievement of his career.
He also just made a movie with Amazon, whom he enjoyed working with.
The expansive, exhaustive, and extraordinarily thorough portrait of early 19th-century political activism is also bloody well dull.
Amazon Studios will release Leigh's historical drama in theaters this November.
The English writer-director returns to the 19th century.
The filmmaker is starting principal photography on his fourth period drama, his "Mr. Turner" follow-up "Peterloo."
The character actor finally gets his chance to hog the spotlight in Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner."
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