A Quiet Passion (Terence Davies, 2016)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


(Terence Davies, 2016)

Contemporary Screen

Fri, May 5, 2017 7 PM
Sat, May 6, 2017 4 PM
Sat, May 6, 2017 7 PM

“An absolute, drop-dead masterwork…A Quiet Passion will take its place as one of the great movies of the time.”—Richard Brody, New Yorker

One of the year’s most anticipated films, A Quiet Passion features Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson in a performance that captures the reclusive American poet’s fierce individuality and sharp-edged genius. A Wex favorite and previous guest, writer and director Terence Davies (The House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea) creates a beautiful portrait of Dickinson and the tensions that both defined her life and inspired her transcendent work: her deep attachment to family and spirituality on the one hand, and her constant struggle with social convention and religious doctrine on the other. (126 mins., DCP)

Note: please allow extra time for parking May 4–6 due to several Ohio State events scheduled for these evenings. Special event parking ($5 cash only) is available in the nearby South Union Garage.

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