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Winstanley 1975


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Winstanley 1975 PG

96 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrew Mollo, Kevin Brownlow

1649. With poverty and unrest sweeping England, a commune is formed to assert the right to cultivate and share the wealth of the common land. Led by Winstanley, the 'Diggers' are met with crushing hostility from local landowners and government troops. A wonderful film made in 1975 by film historian and documentary director Kevin Brownlow with Andrew Mollo, its influences can be seen today in films such as A Field in England.

Directed by

Andrew Mollo

Kevin Brownlow


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PG Contains mild violence and language




United Kingdom



Production company

British Film Institute Production Board

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