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Wuthering Heights (1992)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cathy Linton / Catherine Earnshaw
... Heathcliff
... Ellen Dean
... Isabella Linton
... Edgar Linton
... Hindley Earnshaw
... Hareton Earnshaw
... Mr. Linton
Dick Sullivan ... Parson
Robert Demeger ... Joseph
... Mr. Lockwood
... Thomas Earnshaw
Jennifer Daniel ... Mrs. Linton
... Frances Earnshaw
... Linton Heathcliff
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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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Rated PG for theme, language and elements of violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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16 October 1992 (UK)  »

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Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights  »

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Uma Thurman auditioned for the role of Catherine. See more »

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Cathy Linton: If I've done wrong I'm dying for it.
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Version of Wuthering Heights (1998) See more »

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It's a good story, and you get it all to the bitter end.
30 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

It is puzzling that critics generally seem not to like this filming of Emily Bronte's tale of vengeance and woe. True, it is not a perfect novel as even Charlotte Bronte allowed in a preface to a later edition, but it evokes powerful images and emotions apropos of the Yorkshire country. This film, moreover, gives us the whole story to the bitter end, unlike some previous filmings. It is beautifully photographed in a bleak and forbidding setting. Color balances seem a tad weird at times and the editing is not always precise, but it is certainly a good attempt at a difficult story. For me, I found the acting good to adequate, often even excellent. This version deserves a look.


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