“Oscar-winning director Andrea Arnold follows up her breathtaking second feature with a bold and ambitious retelling of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights. Those expecting lavish sets and Oscar-bait turns from big-name Brit thespians will be in for a shock – this is like no costume drama you’ve seen before.
The latest Wuthering Heights is down-and-dirty, with Arnold employing the same kind of handheld camerawork and boxey 4×3 screen ratio as her BAFTA-winning predecessor Fish Tank. The stylistic immediacy jars at first given the built-in genre expectations, but viewers accustomed to Arnold’s directorial approach will certainly find it a rewarding experience…”
Read the full review at DigitalSpy.
23 October 2011