The subtlety of Carey Mulligan’s acting is matched by the delicacy of Abi Morgan’s screenplay in this period film about the women’s suffrage movement in England. Told through its most vulnerable activists, the story is as timely today as it was a century ago.
Hey, it’s the 90th anniversary of women’s suffrage! What better way to commemorate this important date than by drawing divisions between various camps within the sisterhood and inventing bizarre terminology for the occasion? Take it away, Sarah Palin.