Monday, February 15, 2016

Berlin Review: Cynthia Nixon is Excellent as Emily Dickinson in Terence Davies' 'A Quiet Passion'

READ MORE: Terence Davies and His 'Quiet Passion' Cast Talk Emily Dickinson in Berlin Who else but Terence Davies could condense Emily Dickinson's life into a question of religious rebellion? With "A Quiet Passion," the Liverpool-born auteur interprets the nineteenth century poet as a tailor-made conduit for his chief concerns and interests: family, patriarchy, death and Catholicism. Given its themes and the tragic circumstances of Dickinson's life, "Passion" is a refreshingly humorous work. Its firecracker dialogue is invigorating; the assured, measured compositions are equally compelling. And in its sensitivity to intersecting conflicts related to womanhood and...

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