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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.

Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [2009]
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Film adaptations.
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.
Form/Genre:
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System details:
: DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
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.
Contents:
Disc one: Episodes 1-2
Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
Participant:
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
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.
Notes:
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).
Contributor:
Blair, David. , Director
Snodin, David. , Producer
Harwood, Kate. , Producer
Nicholls, David, 1966- , Screenwriter
Arterton, Gemma. , Actor
Redmayne, Eddie, 1982- , Actor
Matheson, Hans, 1975- , Actor
Jones, Ruth, 1966- , Actor
Sumpter, Donald, 1943- , Actor
Fairbank, Christopher. , Actor
Massey, Anna. , Actor
Whittaker, Jodie, 1982- , Actor
Staton, Rebekah. , Actor
Cranham, Kenneth, 1944- , Actor
Lane, Rob. , Composer
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. , Author
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. , Producer
WGBH Video (Firm) , Producer
BBC Video (Firm) , Producer
2 Entertain (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Tess of the d'Urbervilles., Author
ISBN:
1419878603
9781419878602
Publisher no.:
883929051830
1000046263 British Broadcasting Corporation
3000020057 BBC Video