This erotic and violent story taken from Emily Bronte's classic novel, and Georges Bataille's analyzes, takes place in medieval Japan instead of 19th-century Yorkshire. Onimaru (Yasaku Matsuda) is an orphan boy taken in by a group of priests who worship the Mountain Of Fire and try to appease the gods of anger. He loves Kinu (Yuko Tanaka), the beautiful daughter of a local family. When she marries an heir to a rival family, his heart is broken. When she dies in childbirth, Onimaru loses what is left of his mind.
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. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy– until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.
'To Travel For Evermore,' the second album from the Danish metal band Wuthering Heights, is the sequel to their celebrated debut 'Within'. This second part of a projected musical trilogy finds the band with a new and stronger lineup.
Acclaimed French director Jacques Rivette's version of Emily Bronte's classic novel. In condensing the novel for the screen, Rivette only uses the first half of the book and the setting has been changed to rural France in the 1930s. The vengeful Heathcliff is now the vengeful Roch (Lucas Belvaux), and Cathy is the more Francophone Catherine (Fabienne Babe).