Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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Year2008
CountryUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom, USAUSA
Premiere
USA04.01.2009
DVD07.10.2009
Storyline
In the late 19th century, Tess Durbeyfield is sent off to visit a rich cousin, Alec D'Urberville, when her parents learn learn that they are distantly related. Tess takes a disliking to the man and his attempts at seduction are rebuffed. Returning from a village party he forces himself on the innocent girl who eventually makes her way back to her parents' home. Ashamed and pregnant she seems destined to forever being marked a certain kind of woman. After the death of her child, she makes her way to a prosperous farm where, working as a milkmaid, she meets and eventually marries the handsome Angel Clare. On learning of her past however, he abandons her and with little choice and facing a life of extreme hardship, again falls into Alec's clutches and becomes a kept woman.

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Director

David Blair
David Blair

Actors

Gemma Arterton
Gemma Arterton
Tess Durbeyfield
Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
Angel Clare
Ruth Jones
Ruth Jones
Joan Durbeyfield
Hans Matheson
Hans Matheson
Alec D'Urberville
Ian Puleston-Davies
Ian Puleston-Davies
John Durbeyfield
Christopher Fairbank
Christopher Fairbank
Groby
Jo Woodcock
Jo Woodcock
Liza-Lu Durbeyfield

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