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Fox Searchlight Pictures announced that Thomas Vinterberg's Far from the Madding Crowd has begun principal photography in the UK today, September 16th. The film stars Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Drive), Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone, Bullhead), Michael Sheen (Midnight in Paris, Frost/Nixon), Tom Sturridge (On the Road, Pirate Radio) and Juno Temple (The Dark Knight Rises, Killer Joe). The script was written by David Nicholls, author and screenwriter of One Day and Starter for 10. Allon Reich and Andrew Macdonald of DNA Films are producing with Christine Langan of BBC Films executive producing. The film will shoot on location in Dorset, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London.
Here's what director Thomas Vinterberg had to say in a statement.
"I am excited to be working with DNA, Fox Searchlight and this talented cast and crew on Far from the Madding Crowd. It is a great privilege to bring such a »
Sometimes in the film buz you get a second chance to make a great second impression. It took one critically-lauded, unexpected (it was the surprise inclusion at the Cannes film festival in 2012) hit in the award-winning (Best Actor for Mads Mikkelsen) The Hunt to put Thomas Vinterberg on the right side of the tracks again. 98′s The Celebration was all the talk and his follow up critically bashed projects such as It’s All About Love and Dear Wendy took the helmer out of circulation. Now Fox Searchlight Pictures announced that Vinterberg has begun shooting on the U.K shot Far From the Madding Crowd which sees Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge and one of the busiest actresses in Juno Temple make up the crowd. The film will shoot on location in Dorset, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London. DNA Films’ Allon Reich and Andrew Macdonald are producing. Look »
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The script was written by David Nicholls, author and screenwriter of One Day and Starter for Ten. Allon Reich and Andrew Macdonald of DNA Films are producing with Christine Langan of BBC Films executive producing.
The film will shoot on location in Dorset, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London.
Vinterberg said it is “a great privilege to bring such a wonderful piece of very English literature to the screen”.
Langan added that Mulligan is “the perfect Bathsheba”.
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Principal photography begins in the UK today (September 16th) on "The Hunt" director Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of the Thomas Hardy literary classic "Far From the Madding Crowd" at Fox Searchlight Pictures.
The story follows the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer; Frank Troy (Sturridge), a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor.
Joining Vinterberg on the film are director of photography Charlotte Bruus Christensen ("The Hunt," "Submarino"), production designer Kave Quinn ("The Woman in Black"), costume designer Janet Patterson ("The Piano, »
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“There aren’t a lot of artists in my family, but I was raised in a supportive home and was encouraged to pursue my passions, for that I am grateful,” states Michael Wilkinson who was captivated by a movie helmed by Jane Campion which resulted in her being nominated for Best Director at the Academy Awards. I was really affected by The Piano ; it helped me to think about filmmaking as an expressive art form. I saw the potential that there is to tell a powerful story from the synergy between production design, cinematography and costume design.” Initially studying architecture, Wilkinson decided to obtain a degree in design at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. “I knew that I wanted to be a costume designer when I was 16; I »
Embankment Films is handling international sales and co-represent the U.S. with CAA. The company will commence sales to international distributors at Cannes.
Winslet plays Tilly, an avenging angel who returns home to the remote country town from which she fled as a child after being accused of murder, to make amends with her eccentric mother.
Although ostracized, Tilly, an exponent of the most stunning 40s haute couture, liberates and empowers the town’s women with her wit as well as her beautiful and fashionable creations. She unexpectedly finds love and ultimately exacts sweet revenge on those who wronged her.
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