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Wuthering Heights (1992)

A man becomes obsessed with vengeance when his soul mate marries another man.

Director:

Peter Kosminsky

Writers:

Emily Brontë (novel), Anne Devlin (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juliette Binoche ... Cathy Linton / Catherine Earnshaw
Ralph Fiennes ... Heathcliff
Janet McTeer ... Ellen Dean
Sophie Ward ... Isabella Linton
Simon Shepherd ... Edgar Linton
Jeremy Northam ... Hindley Earnshaw
Jason Riddington ... Hareton Earnshaw
Simon Ward ... Mr. Linton
Dick Sullivan Dick Sullivan ... Parson
Robert Demeger Robert Demeger ... Joseph
Paul Geoffrey ... Mr. Lockwood
John Woodvine ... Thomas Earnshaw
Jennifer Daniel Jennifer Daniel ... Mrs. Linton
Janine Wood ... Frances Earnshaw
Jonathan Firth ... Linton Heathcliff
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Storyline

Heathcliff is Cathy Earnshaw's foster brother; more than that, he is her other half. When forces within and without tear them apart, Heathcliff wreaks vengeance on those he holds responsible, even into a second generation. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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A passion. An obsession. A love that destroyed everyone it touched.

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Drama | History | Romance

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Rated PG for theme, language and elements of violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This version's soundtrack theme is partly based on the Irish song "Mna Na hEireann (Women of Ireland)," originally composed by Sean O'Riada. See more »

Quotes

Cathy Linton: It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now.
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Version of Wuthering Heights (1970) See more »

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the best version
17 August 2005 | by KrazyFotoFreakSee all my reviews

I read some comments that said they were disappointed in this version... however, i completely disagree. I have also read the book. In fact, it's my absolute favorite book and I have searched and searched for a movie version that captured it accurately. I was particularly interested in finding a version where they use all of my favorite speech by Catherine when she speaks of her changing love of Linton compared to her eternal love for Heathcliff and showing this scene as it I find it the most important part of the book. I find it to be the turning point in the story as it is where Heathcliff first leaves Catherine and FINALLY this version did it, not only in this speech but in all other aspects. I find it the best one and highly recommend it. No other version comes close to capturing the essence of this book. The casting choice is also excellent as well with all the characters looking and acting exactly like I pictured in my head as i read the book. And the emotions each character had were acted out perfectly as I had envisioned the various speeches by the characters in the book.


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