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A Quiet Passion (2016)

Director: Terence Davies

Director Terence Davies has carved a career out of his haunting, nostalgic portraits of British pastimes. In the semi-autobiographical The Long Day Closes… 178 more words

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I still remember that feeling of first discovery being made for myself at a young age. I came across Casablanca on Turner Classic Movies when I was 12 years old, and it was a moment that changed my life. 1,094 more words

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3 things about Terence Davies' A QUIET PASSION

A Quiet Passion

1. “You are alone in your rebellion, Miss Dickinson.”
2. The sound of her breathing as she awaits his response.
3. Two shovels and a pick planted in a mound of dirt beside the gravesite.

'A Quiet Passion'

A series of related tableau (some short and extremely witty) unfold the life of American poet Emily Dickinson.

The dialogue is quick fire passionate, the scenes stifling, claustrophobic and painterly with soft autumnal lighting, the performances arch with Cynthia Nixon ( 106 more words

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Davies’ Dickinson biopic is quite a confusing passion.

A Quiet Passion is not meant to be a Hollywood historical epic or a particularly feminist liberation film, but a story reflecting Terence Davies view of poet Emily Dickinson, quiet, passionate and artfully impenetrable. 1,481 more words

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