MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 23,436 this week

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

A peasant girl sent to make a claim on her family's ancestral home in England's Wessex is seduced and left with child by its current owner.

Director:

Writer:

(novel)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 9 titles
created 20 Aug 2014
 
a list of 2202 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Under the Greenwood Tree (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In this lighthearted romance from Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy, the beautiful new village school teacher is pursued by three suitors: a working-class man, a landowner, and the vicar.

Director: Nicholas Laughland
Stars: Keeley Hawes, James Murray, Terry Mortimer
Trishna (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed, Mita Vasisht
Jude the Obscure (TV Mini-Series 1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Born into poverty, young Jude refuses to accept his lot in life. As his dreams are shattered one by one, his life descends into tragedy.

Stars: Robert Powell, Fiona Walker, John Franklyn-Robbins
Jude (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Jane Austen's classic is transplanted to modern-day Utah. While her college roommates search for love, aspiring writer Elizabeth Bennet focuses on her career but constantly finds herself fighting haughty businessman Will Darcy.

Director: Andrew Black
Stars: Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, Lucila Solá
Lost in Austen (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet.

Stars: Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, Hugh Bonneville
Northanger Abbey (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

Director: Jon Jones
Stars: Geraldine James, Michael Judd, Julia Dearden
Jane Eyre (TV Mini-Series 2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever.

Stars: Ruth Wilson, Toby Stephens, Lorraine Ashbourne
Sense & Sensibility (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Widow Dashwood and her three unmarried daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, inherit only a tiny allowance. So they move out of their grand Sussex home to a more modest cottage in ... See full summary »

Stars: Hattie Morahan, Charity Wakefield, David Morrissey
Jane Eyre (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Fukunaga
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young girl is seduced and raped by an older middle class man in Victorian England. After moving on with her path, she gets married. All is well until her husband discovers her past. ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Neilan
Stars: Blanche Sweet, Conrad Nagel, Stuart Holmes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Minnie Maddern Fiske ...
Tess Durbeyfield (as Mrs. Fiske)
Raymond Bond ...
David Torrence ...
John Steppling ...
Mary Barker ...
James Gordon ...
Maggie Weston ...
Irma La Pierre ...
Katherine Griffith ...
Franklin Hall ...
Camille Dalberg ...
J. Liston ...
Boots Wall ...
Caroline Darling ...
Izz
Justina Huff ...
Edit

Storyline

Poor farmer Durbeyfield has been told by the village parson that he has noble relatives : the D'Urbervilles. His wife decides to send their daughter Tess to them in order to make a claim on their family's ancestral home in Wessex. Alec D'Urberville, the son of the squire, gives the girl a job but he also seduces her. Tess is soon pregnant but the baby dies and Alec forsakes her. She later marries Angel, the son of a parson, but their marriage will not be a happy one... Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 September 1913 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is a lost film. See more »

Connections

Version of Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page