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Directed by Andrea Arnold • 2011 • United Kingdom
Starring Kaya Scodelario, James Howson
Andrea Arnold’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS is an excitingly fresh and elemental take on the classic novel by Emily Brontë. An epic love story, the film follows Heathcliff, a boy taken in by a benevolent Yorkshire farmer, Earnshaw. Living in Earnshaw's home, Heathcliff develops a passionate relationship with the farmer’s teenage daughter, Catherine, inspiring the envy and mistrust of his son, Hindley. When Earnshaw passes away, the now-grown characters must finally confront the intense feelings and rivalries that have built up throughout their years together.