Showing now at the Venice Film Festival is this intriguing film adaptation of Wuthering Heights, with Heathcliff played by a black actor. The Huffington Post runs a summary of responses, all of which seem to admire the director’s unusual take on the film even if they vary in how they think she pulled it off.
There has yet to be a definitive version of the book, and perhaps that is because of its essential visceral quality. something that is hard to portray outside of the mind’s eye.
This film opens in the UK in November, and it doesn’t seem as if there are plans for a US release yet. Would you want to see it?