About Mike Leigh

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April 4, 2019
Real-life referents and improvised storytelling in Peterloo help audiences experience the events that led to the infamous 19th century British massacre.
December 17, 2014
Wickedly observant, consummately English, a cinematic storyteller par excellence: Mike Leigh is the award-winning writer-director behind Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996), Topsy-Turvy (1999),Vera Drake (2004), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), and dozens other beautifully crafted films.