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Wuthering Heights (2011)

Not Rated | | 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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Solomon Glave ...
Paul Hilton ...
Mr. Earnshaw
Shannon Beer ...
Simone Jackson ...
Nelly
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Joseph
Lee Shaw ...
Hindley
Adam Lock ...
Pastor
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Frances
Eve Coverley ...
Young Isabella
Jonny Powell ...
Young Edgar (as Jonathan Powell)
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Mr. Linton
Emma Ropner ...
Mrs. Linton
Richard Guy ...
Gamekeeper Robert
Michael Hughes ...
Hareton
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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.

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Drama | Romance

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Svindlande höjder  »

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Box Office

Budget:

£5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£156,931 (United Kingdom), 13 November 2011, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,956, 7 October 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$96,889, 2 December 2012
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John Maybury was originally hired to direct. See more »

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[last lines]
Young Cathy: I am Heathcliff.
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Crazy Credits

After all credits, including distributors' credits, there is a final shot of Heathcliff. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 8 September 2011 (2011) See more »

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Song of St. Silyn
Composed by ap Huw
Performed by Caroline Lleby-Muller
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Painful
20 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

This is a film about domestic violence, racism, cycles of abuse. It contains many scenes involving the infliction of pain. This is quite apart from the love story. So why did it leave my partner and I so unemotionally affected, apart from the rush of relief at leaving the cinema?

Wuthering Heights started well for me; I thought I was going to enjoy the experience of wild moorland, naturalism, authentic dirt, etc. Unfortunately, too little attention seemed to be paid to the quality of some of the cast's acting (some of which was, frankly, embarrassing) and after the nth roll on the wet moorland grass I began to lose patience with the lack of attention to the narrative detail.

Yes, the moors looked fantastic. Yes, we got that life was grim.

But the affectation of the hand-held camera is a metaphor for the film as a whole. It wobbles about and makes you feel a bit nauseous. And then it does it over and over again and again until you want to beg for mercy.


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