Shot on location in Yorkshire, this adaptation of Emily Bronte's novel about the obsessive love of an orphaned boy for the daughter of his protector is the most complete version on film. It also demonstrates why most adaptations end with the death of Catherine, as there is too much plot
to be crammed into a feature film.
Late in the 18th century, Wuthering Heights, home of the Earnshaw family, is near to the Grange, home of the Lintons. Heathcliff (Ralph Fiennes) is an orphan raised with the Earnshaw children, forced to become a stableboy when Mr. Earnshaw dies and son Hindley (Jeremy Northam) takes over the
estate. Hindley's hatred of Heathcliff cannot affect ...