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Les soeurs Brontë (1979)

In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.

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Pascal Greggory ...
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Hélène Surgère ...
Madame Robinson
Roland Bertin ...
Mr. Nicholls
Alice Sapritch ...
La tante Elizabeth Brontë
Xavier Depraz ...
Monsieur Hager
Adrian Brine ...
Monsieur Robinson
Julian Curry ...
Mr. Smith
Renee Goddard ...
Tabby, la gouverante
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Leyland
Katherine Apanovitch
Pierre Baillot
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.

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9 May 1979 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Las hermanas Brontë  »

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Original cut runs 180 minutes. See more »

Quotes

Emily Brontë: I spit on love and all its vanity.
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Connections

Version of In Search of the Brontës (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Ouverture de Tancrède (Tancredi)
Music by Gioachino Rossini (as Rossini)
Performed by The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (as Academy of Saint-Martin in the Fields)
Conducted by Neville Marriner
disque Philips
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Cold
1 June 2002 | by (Arenys de Mar, Catalonia, Spain) – See all my reviews

Exquisite direction, beautiful cinematography and precise performances of all the entire cast cannot prevent this film of being excessively cold. The mood tries to recreate the unexciting existences and fatalist life philosophy of the Brönte sisters, but it makes the film icy and a little dull. However, the worst of all is that you can rarely connect with such cold characters through freezing (but after all deliberate) acting. Nice effort, but failed anyway.


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