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A Quiet Passion

Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death.

Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (House of MirthThe Deep Blue Sea) exquisitely evokes Dickinson’s deep attachment to her close knit family along with the manners, mores and spiritual convictions of her time that she struggled with and transcended in her poetry.

"The great theme of Dickinson's life, Davies argues, is finding solace - not in religion, but in art, and the film itself can boast such moments of quiet catharsis."

Rory O'Connor, The Film Stage

"A Quiet Passion becomes both a celebration of the creative spirit, and a poignant reminder of its fragility."

Nikki Baughan, The List

"I'm thrilled to say that it's an absolute drop-dead masterwork."

Richard Brody, New Yorker

Movie Info

DIRECTED BY Terence Davies
126 MINUTES

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