However because this film is based on the true story of the Suffrage movement it cannot really be ‘spoilt’ as such, especially if you have any pre-knowledge of the period. I was literally sat with my hands over my eyes half the time in horror saying “I know what’s going to happen next oh no!”. The film certainly taps into not only key female emotions but also key human ones. Although the film is set nearly 100 years ago the issues dealt with are still, I feel, relevant to society today – and as the filmmakers remind you at the end of the film the story of the key issue, women’s suffrage, is not yet over.
It is certainly a film that everyone should see however I feel with not many people will, and especially not those who need to see it. It will make you cry, feel sick, celebrate and cry some more all the while being beautifully put together!