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Movie Review On "Wuthering Heights"

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Many people believe nowadays that movies are not what they used to be. Many moviesin modern times are full of gangs, arguments, and crime. Many movie viewers often complainabout missing the old movies. I hear it from my father all of the time. Between, movies andsongs, he is constantly telling me about the "good days" when good movies were made. Hereminds me of his opinions and how he thinks that my mind is being ruined by this technology.Wuthering Heights is what I believe would fit a definition of a classic. It is a story full of love,passion, and revenge. The movie explains a couple's love from when they were children untilthey were adults. The only problem in their lives is he was poor, and wanted a rich man.Ironically, he returns a rich man, but she has already married someone else. This stirs revengeand brings the surprising climax, the reunion of their love, the separation of their souls, andeventually their meeting of souls in their after-lives. Wuthering Heights is directed by WilliamWyler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn. It is based on a novel by Emily Bronte. LaurenceOlivier, Merle Oberon, David Niven, Flora Robson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, and Donald Crisp playthe main characters in the movie. It is a classic romance produced in 1939. Wuthering Heightsis set in rural England in the early 1830s.While the movie is played in black and white withlimited technology used, it displays an intriguing plot that may still be compared with today'srelationships.Wuthering Heights was produced in black and white. The colorlessness of the moviepresents a more classic image to the film. Although classics can often be termed boring bysome, Wuthering Heights is a movie that everyone can learn from. Before watching this movie,I had this perspective of black and white movies. It actually made me pay more special attentionto the creativity and plot of Wuthering Heights. When Heathcliff and Cathy are shown in thepasture, we are to picture a fairytale romance. The film seems to actually brighten, and themusic is playing joyously as the young couple falls more and more in love with each other.Music plays a major role in the development of character and mood of the movie. Forexample, when Cathy's brother walks up to Heathcliff,...

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