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Title Tess of the d'Urbervilles [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint [United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD      Staff Reported Missing
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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).
Contents Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
Credits 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.
Cast Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
Summary 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.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo.
Language Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject 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.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television adaptations.
Added Author Blair, David.
Snodin, David.
Nicholls, David, 1966-
Harwood, Kate.
Arterton, Gemma.
Redmayne, Eddie, 1982-
Matheson, Hans, 1975-
Jones, Ruth, 1966-
Sumpter, Donald, 1943-
Fairbank, Christopher.
Massey, Anna.
Whittaker, Jodie, 1982-
Staton, Rebekah.
Cranham, Kenneth, 1944-
Lane, Rob (Composer)
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WGBH Video (Firm)
2 Entertain (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419878603
Standard No. 883929051830
Music No. 1000046263 British Broadcasting Corporation
3000020057 BBC Video

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