Friday, January 16, 2009

Masterpiece: Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights

Airing January 18 - 25, 2009 on PBS Check local listings

The Earnshaw children expect gifts from their father when he returns to Wuthering Heights after a trip, but are instead greeted with the arrival of Heathcliff, a young Gypsy boy who has come to live with them. Quiet and mysterious, Heathcliff is befriended by Cathy Earnshaw, and the two become inseparable. In adulthood, their bond deepens to love, but a forced absence opens Cathy to the affections of a different suitor — Edgar Linton. Given the choice between a life of comfort and a profound love, Cathy's actions have repercussions for multiple generations in this haunting story of turbulent passion and revenge. Tom Hardy (Oliver Twist) stars as Heathcliff, with newcomer Charlotte Riley as Cathy.

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1 comments and creative thoughts:

Amy said...

This was awesome. The guy who played Heathcliff was so perfect...not drop dead gorgeous but so full of passion and so brooding!

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