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.
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Blu-Ray. Good adaptation of this well known novel with a great Timothy Dalton who was 24 years old then. Shot on location in Yorkshire, the gusts of wind, if not Michel Legrand's musical score, will be really hair-raising. Recommended.
In terms of character development and depth, by far the best version of Wuthering Heights. Watch the 1939 version for Gregg Toland's glorious expressionist cinematography, but watch this one if you want depth and characterization.
Like the 1939 film, it pays no attention to the whole "next generation" subplot that is in the novel, but this doesn't take away from the accuracy of what they chose to present.