Quiet Passion, A
Born into privilege in 1803, Emily Dickinson spent most of her life on her parents’ estate in Armherst, Massachusetts. In her youth, the introverted Emily is depicted as a fiercely intelligent young woman who exchanges forthright opinions on life and art – and, more particularly, on the place of women in a patriarchal society. Emily becomes more and more reclusive as the years pass, gradually withdrawing from society. In her cloistered existence she is consumed by poetry, but the lack of recognition and her frustrations regarding gender inequality and creative integrity make for an ever more vociferous dissention.
Stunning in both its sumptuous production design and also in the respect and love that it brings to its subject, the seamless manner in which Dickinson’s sharp-sighted verse is integrated into the narrative is one of A QUIET PASSION’s many joys. Davies’ portrait may just be the perfect match of filmmaker, actress and subject.
Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session. High-Tea: In-Cinema dining session. CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.
Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior
"If you have a rich inner life then going nowhere doesn’t matter." Terence Davies, Emily Dickinson & A QUIET PASSIO… https://t.co/84YcWvcSff
"A triumphant exercise in dark and delicious romantic ambiguity", MY COUSIN RACHEL keep beguiling Nova patrons!… https://t.co/Ohy3pUJXMt
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"A moving & engrossing film, and a wonderful performance from Cynthia Nixon." A QUIET PASSION is a masterful winner! https://t.co/mtZlCugnGg
“A long career is up to you." How THE BEGUILED (July 13!) star Kirsten Dunst keeps making quality choices… https://t.co/FtXUnEh9Pb