Tess

United Kingdom, 1978

Film
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A faithful rendition of Thomas Hardy’s story of Victorian sexual and social hypocrisy. The pure village maiden Tess, supposed poor relation of the wealthy D’Urbervilles is seduced by one man and treated unfairly by another. Nastassia Kinski is perfect in the role of the doomed Tess.

Credits

production company

Yael Corporation

Duration

02:44:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324681

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Seduction

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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