Wuthering Heights Synopsis
A boy is taken in by a wealthy family and develops a relationship with his younger foster sister.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Willful, meandering, and intriguing, this Wuthering Heights is similarly headstrong.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
In whittling down Emily Brontë's romance to its most earthly aspects, Andrea Arnold stylizes herself into an unavoidable corner.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What she hasn't done is make a terrifically entertaining film. Although this version dumps many of the novel's passages, particularly from...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If the new Wuthering Heights makes you uncomfortable, that's part of Andrea Arnold's game plan.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Arnold's Wuthering Heights has its doom-laden moments of urgency and heartache, but vast swaths of the (longish) film just seem to meander...
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63

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
If you can handle the glacial pacing and lack of dialogue, there is a certain squirmy satisfaction to watching this well-worn story of...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Arnold's interpretation is taciturn, often entirely without dialogue, though it becomes increasingly conventional in its scene structure as...
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50

Washington Post

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Her approach to the material is fresh, considering her focus on the messy, muddy landscape as a metaphor for the story's unbridled...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The new Wuthering Heightsis all gloomy moors and muck, but not much convincing passion.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The bottom line with Andrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights is that the writer-director has taken Emily Brontë's tale of undying passion and...
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Words from an English major

By macktan
This version of WH is like none you've seen before. But if you've read the book--closely--then this cinematic view will more closely match Emily Bronte's worldview. It is intriguing. But, I warn...

beatiful adaptation!

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Best version of the Gothic-romance revenge tale.
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