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Wuthering Heights (1970)

 -  Adventure | Drama | Romance  -  9 June 1970 (UK)
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Doomed lovers Catherine and Heathcliff are torn apart by their own selfishness and hate.

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The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy-- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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The power, the passion, the terror of Emily Bronte's immortal story of young love.


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Patrick Mower was the first choice for Heathcliff but was unavailable due to his filming of Cry of the Banshee (1970). See more »

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When Heathcliff learns of Cathy's death, he cries out in anguish. When his mouth is open, silver-colored fillings (amalgam) are visible in his back teeth. During the time period the movie was set in, this type of dental procedure was not in existence. See more »

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Referenced in Home and Away: Episode #1.754 (1991) See more »

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I Was Born in Love With You
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Words by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Music by Michel Legrand
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Just Long Enough!
4 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do like this version of Wuthering Heights and I believe it would be appropriate for the schools since I'm an English teacher. It's funny because I loathed the story in the 8th grade when we were assigned it. I found the movie to have a great cast such as Timothy Dalton and Anna Calder-Marshall in the Heathcliff and Catherine roles. Judy Cornwell is perfect as the housekeeper Nelly. The other cast members include the late and wonderful Harry Andrews, Ian O'Gilvy, Morag Hood, and Peter Sallis. The storytelling is a bit different from the book. Some story lines were cut along with other characters but the thrust of the storyline between Heathcliff and Catherine was the basis for the story as well. Anyway, Dalton's Heathcliff is dark and mysterious. Calder-Marshall's Catherine is quite personable and realistic for the time. It's an okay movie for under 2 hours and moves along rather quickly.


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