Wednesday 6th December 7:30pm
Film: Wuthering Heights (2011)
Wuthering Heights is Academy Award-winning writer-director Andrea Arnold’s third feature following the BAFTA award winning, Fish Tank and Cannes Jury Prize winning Red Road.
Based on the novel by Emily Brontë and adapted for the screen by Andrea Arnold and Olivia Hetreed, Wuthering Heights stars newcomer James Howson as Heathcliff and Kaya Scodelario (Skins) as Cathy alongside Steve Evets (Joseph), Oliver Milburn (Mr Linton), and Nicola Burley (Isabella Linton) and introducing Shannon Beer and Solomon Glave playing the young Cathy and Heathcliff.
A Yorkshire hill farmer on a visit to Liverpool finds a homeless boy on the streets. He takes him home to live as part of his family on the isolated Yorkshire moors where the boy forges an obsessive relationship with the farmer’s daughter.
“Andrea Arnold’s adaptation of the Emily Brontë classic strips away all the period-drama cliches to create a passionate, elemental drama” The Guardian 4 STARS
- Director: Andrea Arnold
- Running Time: 126 mins
- Cert: 15
Part of the Bluecoat 300 Film Series: Slavery on Film
2017 is the 300th anniversary of the Bluecoat building in Liverpool, and throughout the year they are hosting a range of events to mark this important milestone. In collaboration with Bluecoat 300, The Arts Centre is hosting a series of films about stories of slavery, including:
Wednesday 25th October 7:30pm
12 Years A Slave (2013)
Thursday 2nd November 7:00pm (please note start time)
Frederick Douglas and the White Negro
Tickets: £3.50 / £3 concs / £2 EHU Students
FREE for EHU students who have signed up to The Arts Centre’s free membership scheme