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Tess of the d'Urbervilles (2008)
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Call no.:
DVD 020 499
Title:
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Originally produced:
2008
Format:
DVD
Summary:
When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall.
Credits:
a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood.
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [2009]
Languages:
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Details:
2 DVDs (240 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United States
United Kingdom
Studio(s):
British Broadcasting Corporation
WGBH Video (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
Director(s):
Blair, David
Screenwriter(s):
Nicholls, David
Producer(s):
Snodin, David
Harwood, Kate
Cast:
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
Production:
Camera operator, Nick Beeks Saunders ; art director, Andrea Coathupe ; choreography, Jane Gibson ; casting, Kate Rhodes-James ; script editor, Elizabeth Kilgariff ; costume designer, James Keast ; music, Rob Lane ; film editor, Pai Di Ciaula ; director of photography, Wojciech Szepel.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
Originally broadcast in 2008 as a TV miniseries on the BBC.
Special features: making-of featurette (disc 2).
Subjects:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Film adaptations.
Young women England Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Poor families Drama.
Social classes England Drama.
Women murderers Drama.
England Social life and customs 19th century Drama.
Wessex (England) Drama.
Genre:
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Television adaptations
Genre: Television mini-series
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Director: Blair, David
Actor: Arterton, Gemma
Actor: Cranham, Kenneth
Actor: Fairbank, Christopher
Actor: Jones, Ruth
Musical score composer: Lane, Rob
Production studio: BBC Video (Firm)
Production studio: British Broadcasting Corporation
Production studio: WGBH Video (Firm)
Country of production: United Kingdom
Country of production: United States
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes