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Tess of the d'Urbervilles / 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.

Ciaula, Pai. (Added Author). Szepel, Wojciech. (Added Author). Blair, David. (Added Author). Snodin, David. (Added Author). Nicholls, David, 1966- (Added Author). Harwood, Kate. (Added Author). Arterton, Gemma. (Added Author). Redmayne, Eddie, 1982- (Added Author). Matheson, Hans, 1975- (Added Author). Jones, Ruth, 1966- (Added Author). Sumpter, Donald, 1943- (Added Author). Fairbank, Christopher. (Added Author). Massey, Anna. (Added Author). Whittaker, Jodie, 1982- (Added Author). Staton, Rebekah. (Added Author). Cranham, Kenneth, 1944- (Added Author). Lane, Rob (Composer) (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Tess of the d'Urbervilles. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author). 2 Entertain (Firm) (Added Author). BBC Video (Firm) (Added Author). Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham. (Cast).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419878603
  • ISBN: 9781419878602
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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).
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo. DVD9.
Language Note:
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Young women > England > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Poor families > Drama.
Social classes > England > Drama.
Women murderers > Drama.
Man-woman relationships.
Manners and customs.
Poor families.
Social classes.
Women murderers.
Young women.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Wessex (England) > Drama.
England.
England > Wessex.
Genre: Television adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Drama.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.