To Walk Invisible

To Walk Invisible

The Brontë Sisters

DVD - 2017
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Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2017]
Edition: Full UK-length edition
ISBN: 9781531701451
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
4 3/4 in
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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The film gives realistic insight to the bleak existence and difficulties faced by the Bronte sisters. Not everyone will enjoy this film version but I found it to be an authentic view of the conditions which likely spawned such deep and passionate writings. When one takes into account the attitude and societal constraints placed on (and against) women of their day, their fortitude and drive to succeed was nothing short of incredible and admirable.

Nov 06, 2017

I usually enjoy period films but I was so bored I couldnt watch more than 45 minutes.

Sep 10, 2017

With its odd pacing, this biopic is best for fans of English literature rather than a general audience. There is absolutely stunning scenery and a compelling revelation of the tragic and brief lives of the three sisters, focusing on the limitations of living as women in 19th century England, and the complications of having a distraught and destructive brother.

May 16, 2017

If you enjoy quibbling, steady scenes switches with little apparent plot you will enjoy this movie. Otherwise it's a no go

May 13, 2017

Made for people who think the Bronte family was trying out for a "reality TV" show. Probably the worst version of their lives I have ever seen or read.

AL_KATI May 11, 2017

Any BBC + Masterpiece Theatre production is excellent, as was this 2 hour series about the Bronte family. I thought the cast did an excellent job of capturing sweet Anne, fiery Emily, and authoritative Charlotte. But we can't just use one word to describe them, and this film excels at adding depth and breadth to the siblings, especially troubled Branwell.

Apr 03, 2017

A fine cast explores the lives of the Bronte sisters and their brother Bramwell. If you ever wondered how Emily came up with the plot for "Wuthering Heights", or why Bramwell never fulfilled his early promise as a writer, or how Charlotte's novel "Jane Eyre" became world-famous... here are your answers.


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Jul 13, 2017

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