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Wuthering Heights (2011)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  11 November 2011 (UK)
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A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

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A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

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Drama | Romance

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£5,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,956 (USA) (5 October 2012)

Gross:

$96,889 (USA) (30 November 2012)
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Andrea Arnold borrowed a canary from Yorkshire canary breeder Brian Keenan to feature in the film as a pet of the main characters. According to Keenan, "Ms Arnold prefers to film entirely on location and aims for as much local flavour and authenticity as possible. So the obvious choice of canary for Wuthering Heights just had to be a Yorkshire in a genuine show cage - nothing else would do." See more »

Quotes

Isabella Linton: You must have some stories to tell.
Older Heathcliff: Stories?
Isabella Linton: Well, you've been gone a while. You changed. We were all wondering.
Older Heathcliff: There is nothing I want to remember.
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After all credits, including distributors' credits, there is a final shot of Heathcliff. See more »

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23 November 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

With Wuthering Heights being my favourite book of all time I was a little sketchy as to how this British independent would be, having seen previous film versions of the book and been reasonably disappointed. Andrea Arnold is of course a great director and Mumford & Sons are my favourite band so I couldn't wait to see this... I wasn't disappointed, what you need to understand is that the story doesn't focus a great deal on Heathcliff's life or back story. What it does it it focuses on the bleak conditions and harsh and realistic conditions in which the story will have actually taken place. The way it worked was very clever and you could almost feel the cold country air as you were watching it. I was happy with the film as it was a different take on a classic novel, 6 out of ten for me.


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