Sally Wainwright's tribute to the Bronte sisters is a gift for fans of their work...
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To Walk Invisible is a feature-length drama set during three crucial years of the Brontë sisters’ life from 1845, when Charlotte (Finn Atkins), Emily (Chloe Pirrie), and Anne (Charlie Murphy) returned to the parsonage after various employments to reside with their father (Jonathan Pryce) and brother Branwell (Adam Nagaitis), to 1848, the year of Branwell’s death. These three years saw the sisters seeking publication for their novels by assuming male pseudonyms to seize opportunities ordinarily denied to women in the mid-nineteenth century. Alongside their path to success runs Branwell’s self-destructive alcoholism that threatened the family.
Written and directed by the multi-award-winning Sally Wainwright, the woman