A QUiet Passion (2016)

“A Quiet Passion” — (England, 2016, biography/drama, 126 minutes, PG13)

Cynthia Nixon stars as Emily Dickinson — showcasing the wit, intellectual independence and pathos of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized only  after her death. Keith Carradine co-stars as the poet’s father.

Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (House of Mirth, The Deep Blue Sea) wrote the script and directed the story of Dickinson’s deep attachment to her close-knit family along with the manners, mores and spiritual convictions of her time that she struggled with and transcended in her poetry.