A Quiet Passion (12A) – Parent and Baby

Director: Terence Davies
Cast: Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK, Belgium
Year: 2016
Running Time: 125

About this event

The story of 19th century American poet Emily Dickinson is brought to vivid life, in a remarkably sensitive biopic by director Terence Davies, exploring her early days as a young schoolgirl, through to her later years as a recluse. Now recognised as a genius that penned some of the most important verses in American literature, the poet was virtually unknown in her lifetime, leaving behind a legacy of stunning, astute work that still resonates deeply today.

Featuring a curated selection of her poems in voiceover, A Quiet Passion details every facet of Dickinson’s character: her wit, her humour and the intimate, close-knit relationship she had with her family. Cynthia Nixon commands a superb performance in the title role, while Davies’ elegant direction allows the audience to connect with the hopes, dreams and disappointments of one of the greatest poets of all time.

 

About Parent & Baby Screenings

 

Every Wednesday at 11.30am we screen our main title films exclusively for parents/guardians/carers with babies up to one year old ('We are sorry that children over 1 year cannot be admitted.) Only the adults attending pay for their ticket which is just £7. Your baby will get their own seat, and you can bring in a carry cot or car seat.

 


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