Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Carey Mulligan Is a “Suffragette”

Carey Mulligan as Maud in SUFFRAGETTE.

By Tom Deignan, Contributor
August / September 2015

Finally, and also in October, the film Suffragette chronicles the early days of the movement to win the right to vote for women. Starring Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, Suffragette also features the indomitable Irish actor Brendan Gleeson as well as Anne Marie-Duff, born in England to Irish parents, and familiar for Irish roles in films such as The Magdalene Sisters and TV shows such as Shameless (the British version) in which she played Fiona Gallagher. ♦

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