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SuffragetteXMovieXPosterExcluding the controversies that the quote of “I’d rather be a rebel than a slave” is problematic in reference to what Emmeline Pankhurst had said in downplaying the significance of slavery in America compared to voteless women, and that the suffragettes in the movie are all white at the expense of illustrating  the contributions of other races and males who had achieved towards the movement, I am impressed to think of this film about the WSPU as inspirational, emotional and engaging in depicting the plight of women in many aspects (child custody, imprisonment etc), that they gave all they had to fight against the rotten and conformed ideas of law, tradition and order in society. I especially am overwhelmed at the scene of Emily Davison’s death at her being trampled by the horse at the Derby.

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