A love letter to Ireland and lyrical passion

Starring Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan and set in Ireland, Wild Mountain Thyme follows one woman's enduring affection for her shy neighbour

Jamie Dornan and Emily Blunt star in Wild Mountain Thyme.
Jamie Dornan and Emily Blunt star in Wild Mountain Thyme.PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

In the romantic drama Wild Mountain Thyme, Emily Blunt plays a woman unapologetically pursuing the man of her dreams - even though he is oblivious to her affections.

Opening in Singapore cinemas today, it is written and directed by John Patrick Shanley, who won a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for the acclaimed romantic comedy Moonstruck (1987).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 14, 2021, with the headline 'A love letter to Ireland and lyrical passion'. Subscribe