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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Author: Pai CiaulaWojciech SzepelDavid BlairDavid SnodinDavid NichollsAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Television adaptations
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pai Ciaula; Wojciech Szepel; David Blair; David Snodin; David Nicholls; Kate Harwood; Gemma Arterton; Eddie Redmayne; Hans Matheson; Ruth Jones; Donald Sumpter; Christopher Fairbank; Anna Massey; Jodie Whittaker; Rebekah Staton; Kenneth Cranham; Rob Lane, (Composer); Thomas Hardy; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; WGBH Video (Firm); 2 Entertain (Firm); BBC Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419878603 9781419878602
OCLC Number: 273060926
Language Note: Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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).
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.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo. DVD9.
Contents: Disc one: Episodes 1-2 --
Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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