A Quiet Passion

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Synopsis:

The celebrated director of The House of Mirth paints the life of Emily Dickinson in lush, appropriately poetic tones, with a powerful lead performance by Cynthia Nixon as the celebrated American poet and co-starring Jennifer Ehle as her sister Vinnie. Living in self-imposed isolation from the world in her Massachusetts family home, yet still very much a part of high society, Dickinson uses her wit as a safeguard against her struggles with mental health and the patriarchal demands of her time.
Starring     Keith Carradine, Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Annette Badland, Catherine Bailey, Jodhi May, Duncan Duff, Emma Bell, Joanna Bacon, Eric Loren, Rose Williams, Benjamin Wainwright
Director     Terence Davies