Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights


1h 45m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Emily Bronte's timeless tale of two families and the doomed love that entwines them.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hauts de Hurlevent, Svindlande höjder, Wuthering Heights
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Distribution Company
Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures
Location
Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

Cathy is the daughter of a rich man who spurns the advances of Heathcliff, a wanderer her father has taken in. When Cathy marries another man, Heathcliff leaves, makes his fortune and returns to make Cathy's life misery.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hauts de Hurlevent, Svindlande höjder, Wuthering Heights
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1992
Production Company
Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Distribution Company
Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures
Location
Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States on Video October 14, 1997

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) September 25 - October 4, 1992.

Feature directorial debut for Peter Kosminsky.

Broadcast in USA over Turner Network Television (TNT) December 5, 1994.

Began shooting September 30, 1991.

Completed shooting December 10, 1991.

First film to be produced under Paramount's European production wing.

Four previous versions of the Bronte novel have appeared on the big screen, most notably in 1939 by Hollywood director William Wyler (starring Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon), and a 1954 Mexican production by director Luis Bunuel (the novel was a favorite of the Surrealists).

"Wuthering Heights" is public domain material in the UK, making release there under the original title possible, but an alternate title must be used for US release.

Released in United States 1992 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) September 25 - October 4, 1992.)

Released in United States on Video October 14, 1997