Cynthia Nixon visits 19th century New England in her latest role. The Sex and the City actress plays renowned American poet, Emily Dickinson in A Quiet Passion. The film follows the writer’s life from her early years in school until her later reclusive days. Nixon gives a strong performance as the defiant artist.
Written and directed by Terence Davies, A Quiet Passion also stars Emma Bell, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff, and Keith Carradine. The film premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and will screen at the Toronto Film Festival.
Watch the trailer below: