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A Quiet Passion: The Hardships of Being an Extra

It was five in the morning and the sun hadn’t even risen yet. I already regretted everything. Not just my decision to be an extra in a movie about Emily Dickinson – oh no – at five in the morning I regretted life. 1,333 more words


Ten of the Year 2016: A Quiet Passion

A Quiet Passion

Dir: Terence Davies

Starr: Cynthia Nixon (Emily Dickinson), Jennifer Ehle (Vinnie Dickinson), Catherine Bailey (Vryling Buffam), Keith Carradine (Edward Dickinson), Duncan Duff (Austin Dickinson) 1,153 more words

Ten Of The Year 2016

“Where does dignity end, and rectitude begin?” – Lilly Bart played by Gillian Anderson in The House of Mirth (2000) directed by Terence Davies


Sunset Song. Directed by Terence Davies. 2015

with Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan, Kevin Guthrie.

Chris Guthrie is an intelligent student who would like to be a teacher and has scored high enough on tests to enter college and fulfill her wish. 586 more words


Film Review: A poetic interpretation of Emily Dickinson’s life

“A Quiet Passion”, an English-Belgian co-production, won the Grand Prix at the 2016 Gand Film Festival. Terence Davies’ film is a biography of Emily Dickinson, now considered one of the most important American poets. 746 more words


A quiet passion (Terence Davies, 2016)

A quiet passion, directed by Terence Davies (2016).

Score: a quiet snore.

The biopic is a very ungrateful genre. Writers who pursue it insist in cramming a seventy-odd-year lifespan in under three hours of awkward storytelling, which requires swapping actors, copious amounts of makeup and children who don’t look like their adult counterparts. 729 more words


Sunset Song

Sunset Song (2016) should have been right up my alley. Period dramas are my thing and this one involved Scotland which I love (Probably. I haven’t been, but I’m sure I love it.) and Agyness Deyn, who I remember from roughly ever… 165 more words

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