Mike Leigh’s Favorite Historical Dramas

To mark the release of his new film Peterloo, acclaimed filmmaker Mike Leigh (Secrets & Lies, Mr. Turner) shared his five favorite historical dramas with Letterboxd. How many have you seen?

Notes and accompanying post by our West Coast editor Dominic Corry.

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  • Napoleon
  • The Private Life of Henry VIII
  • I Am Cuba
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Tree of Wooden Clogs