From the pages of Emily Bronte’s classic of English literature comes Peter Kosminsky’s film of Wuthering Heights. A sweeping, epic production with Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes as the doomed lovers Cathy and Heathcliff, whose passionate love and tragic separation plays out against
the unforgettable Yorkshire moors.
Heathcliff, a wanderer is adopted by Cathy’s father. Heathcliff is looked down upon by his stepbrother and following the father’s death is relegated to a servant. His only kindness comes from Cathy and the pair are deeply attached to each other.
He is further crushed when Cathy, agrees to marry another man, Edgar Linton. To marry a servant would be the ultimate degradation for her. Heartbroken, Heathcliff disappears for a number a years but then returns, revenge and hatred for Cathy's family the only thing on his mind.
Wuthering Heights premiered at the 1992 Edinburgh Film Festival.
Cathy / Catherine
"I am Heathcliff" by Ryuichi Sakamoto
"Catherine Dies" by Ryuichi Sakamoto