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Tess [Blu-ray Disc] a Coproduction of Renn Productions (France)

An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling.

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Blu-ray Disc

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  • BD DRAMA Tess 1, Blu-ray Disc
  • BD DRAMA Tess 1, Blu-ray Disc

Publish Date

2014


Format: Blu-ray Disc
Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling.
Title: Tess [Blu-ray disc] a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski.
Publisher Date: [S.I.] [s.n.] [2014]
Subject: Young women -- Drama. Social classes -- Drama. Wessex (England) -- Drama.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 791.43 Tes
Oclc: 870277197
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Bib Id: 504322

Format: Blu-ray Disc
Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling.
Title: Tess [Blu-ray disc] a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski.
Edition: Director-approved special edition.
Publisher, Date: [S.I.] [s.n.] [2014]
Description: 1 videodisc (171 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Description: digital optical surround 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Description: video file Blu-Ray region A
Target Audience Note: CHV rating: PG ; OFRB rating: PG.
Series: Criterion collection ; 697
Series: Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 697.
Subjects: Young women -- Drama.
Subjects: Social classes -- Drama.
Subjects: Wessex (England) -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Genre: Romance films.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Genre: Fiction films.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Author: Based on (work): Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Tess of the d'Urbervilles.
Other Author: Polanski, Roman, film director, screenwriter.
Other Author: Brach, Gérard, screenwriter.
Other Author: Brownjohn, John, screenwriter.
Other Author: Kinski, Nastassja, 1960- actor.
Other Author: Firth, Peter, 1953- actor.
Other Author: Lawson, Leigh, 1945- actor.
Other Author: Renn Productions, production company.
Other Author: Burrill Productions, production company.
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy "Tess of the d'Urbervilles."
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Notes: Special features: new 4K digital restoration supervised by director Roman Polanski; Once upon a time ... "Tess", a 2006 documentary about the film; Three programs on the making of the film; interview with Polanski from a 1979 episode of 'The south bank show;' Forty-five minute documentary shot on location for French television during the making of the film; trailer; plus, a booklet featuring an essay by critic Colin MacCabe.
Notes: Cinematography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; music, Philippe Sarde
Notes: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson.
Notes: Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player.
Notes: Subtitled for the deaf or hard of hearing.
Publisher Number: CC2338BDDVD-1
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Medium: [Blu-ray disc]
Call Number: 791.43 Tes