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Tess / Columbia Pictures ; a Franco British Co. production ; Renn Productions (France) Burrill productions ; produced by Claude Berri ; screenplay by Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; directed by Roman Polanski.

Polanski, Roman. (Added Author). Kinski, Nastassja, 1960- (Added Author). Firth, Peter, 1953- (Added Author). Lawson, Leigh, 1945- (Added Author). Sarde, Philippe. (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Tess of the d'Urbervilles. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F TESS 1311 (Text) 34706000909079 DVD Fiction Checked out 09/19/2019
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000154396 Adult: DVD Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BLU-RAY TESS (Text) 34304000748292 Adult - Blu-Ray Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD TESS (Text) 39391006617524 DVD Available -
Knightstown PL - Knightstown DVD Tess (Text) 36334000011476 DVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD TES (Text) 31951003980395 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404965483
  • ISBN: 9781404965485
  • ISBN: 1404940111 (DVD)
  • ISBN: 9781404940116 (DVD)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Based on the novel "Tess of the D'Urbermiles" by Thomas Hardy.
Special features: Over 70 minutes of behind-the-scenes featurettes; Tess : from novel to screen; filming Tess; Tess : the experience; bonus previews.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photographers, Geoffrey Unsworth, Ghislain Cloquet ; music, Philippe Sarde.
Participant or Performer Note:
Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson.
Summary, etc.:
A timeless adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance. Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Young women > Drama.
Social classes > Drama.
Wessex (England) > Drama.
Jóvenes (Mujeres) > Teatro.
Clases sociales > Teatro.
Wessex (Inglaterra) > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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