Crimson Peak: A Review

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Louise Clancy, a UCC student spending a year on Erasmus in the University of Sussex, reviews Guillermo del Toro’s latest offering, Crimson Peak.

Crimson Peak is a gothic romance horror set in Victorian times starring Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver; and directed by the critically acclamied Guillermo del Toro (who also directed Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim).

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Set in 1901, young aspiring author Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) falls for the charming English mine owner Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) while on his travels to America to help gain capital for his mining machine. Much to the disapproval of her wealthy father Carter Cushing (Jim Beaver) and her childhood friend Dr Alan McMichael (Charlie Hunnam), Edith marries Sir Thomas and moves to England to live in his dilapidated family mansion, Allerdale Hall, with her new husband and his aloof sister Lady Lucille (Jessica Chastain)…

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