Meryl Streep fights the patriarchy in dramatic new teaser for Suffragette

Scene by Kayla

Great news for history buffs – and Carey Mulligan fans. The first trailer was just released for the star’s upcoming film – a telling of the struggles of the brave women pushing for the right to vote – in which she stars alongside greats, Helena Bonham Carter and Oscar winner Meryl Streep.

Streep leads the cast of award-winning ladies in Suffragette as feminist hero Emmeline Pankhurst, directed by Sarah Gavron.

The short teaser begins with a curmudgeonly voice setting the scene for women of the time, as he notes: “Women do not have the calmness of temperament or the balance of mind to exercise judgment in political affairs.”

Meanwhile, we get a glimpse of Carey in her period garb, as she stops to catch a glimpse of herself in the mirror, before a suffragette takes matters into her own hands.

“Stones for women!” she yells, as she throws a rock…

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