Tess of the d'Urbervilles (2008)
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles
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.
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.
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, 
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
2 DVDs (240 min.) : sound, color
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British Broadcasting Corporation
WGBH Video (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
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.
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).
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.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.