Madman Entertainment has announced that Emily will hit Australian cinemas on January 12th, 2023.
Emma is releasing in Australian cinemas on January 12, 2023
The film is written and directed by Frances O’Connor and stars Emma Mackey (of Sex Education fame) as Emily Brontë, the author of the classic literature Wuthering Heights.
“Transporting cinemagoers to 19th Century England this tale of infinite creativity and desire offers a haunting drama of a young woman’s formidable journey toward discovering her vocation. The second youngest Brontë sibling, Emily (played to perfection by Mackey) was only three years old when she lost her mother. Haplessly seeking the love of her father, Emily’s only ally is her brother, Branwell (Whitehead), who empowers Emily to pursue her creative passions. As artistic discovery is fuelled by romantic catastrophe, Mackey’s Brontë navigates triumphs and tragedies to create a deeply engaging and profoundly moving story. As evidenced in Brontë’s eternal work, we see a tale of female oppression under a demanding patriarchy, as Emily presents the myriad of obstacles between Brontë as she challenged the status quo which was rooted in sexism.”
At its premiere at the 2022 Toronto film festival, Emily received an overall positive reaction and hit a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes.