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Tess of the d'Urbervilles / adapted by David Nicholls ; director, David Blair ; producer, David Snodin.

Blair, David. (Added Author). Arterton, Gemma. (Added Author). Redmayne, Eddie, 1982- (Added Author). Matheson, Hans, 1975- (Added Author). Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Tess of the d'Urbervilles. (Added Author). British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (Added Author). Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson. (Cast).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD TES (Text) 36803000796750 DVD Available -
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Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa TESS DVD #5190 (Text) 76383000399965 Movies Checked out 10/19/2018
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD DRAMA (Text) 30477100273022 Main Floor: DVD Available -

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:
Title from web page.
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).
Participant or Performer Note:
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson.
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.
Language Note:
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Young women > England > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Poor families > Drama.
Social classes > England > Drama.
Women murderers > Drama.
Wessex (England) > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television adaptations.

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