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Wuthering Heights(Movie, 1939)

1h 44min | Genres: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance / Love
Wuthering HeightsRating: 3.7/5 (with 49 votes)
Wuthering Heights is a 1939 American romantic period drama film directed by William Wyler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. It is based on the novel, Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë. The film depicts only sixteen of the novel's thirty-four chapters, eliminating the second generation of characters. The novel was adapted for the screen by Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht, and John Huston. The film won the 1939 New York Film Critics Award for Best Film. It earned nominations for eight Academy Awards, including for Best Picture and Best Actor in what many consider Hollywood's greatest single year. The 1940 Academy Award for Best Cinematography, black-and-white category, was awarded to Gregg Toland for his work. Nominated for original score (but losing to The Wizard of Oz) was the prolific film composer, Alfred Newman, whose poignant "Cathy's Theme" does so much "to maintain its life as a masterpiece of romantic filmmaking." It was largely filmed in Thousand Oaks, California, with scenes shot in Wildwood Regional Park and at the current site of California Lutheran University. In 2007, Wuthering Heights was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Co... ()
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Awards & Nominations for Wuthering Heights

National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-And-White Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-white Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Original Score

About Wuthering Heights

The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy -- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: England
Based on the work of: Emily Brontë ("Wuthering Heights")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 18 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/13/1939
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Stürmische Höhen"
"Cime tempestose"

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