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Wild Nights With Emily

Opens: Friday, June 15 .   CONFIRMED

Closes: Thursday, June 20

Run Time: 1hr 24m

Rated: PG-13

Comedy, History

Beloved comic Molly Shannon leads in this humorous yet bold reappraisal of Dickinson, informed by her private letters. While seeking publication of some of the 1,775 poems written during her lifetime, Emily (Shannon) finds herself facing a troupe of male literary gatekeepers too confused by her genius to take her work seriously. Instead, her work attracts the attention of an ambitious woman editor, who also sees Emily as a convenient cover for her own role in buttoned-up Amherst’s most bizarre love triangle.

Director:

Madeleine Olnek

Writer:

Madeleine Olnek