A Quiet Passion

Rating: Parental Guidance
Director:
Terence Davies
Cast:
Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine
Rating:
PG - Mild themes

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 (The House of Mirth, Distant Voices Still Lives) 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.

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