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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)

A free-spirited yet naive country girl is caught between her wealthy, manipulative "cousin" Alec and the handsome, educated farmer Angel Clare in this Victorian tragedy from novelist Thomas Hardy.

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Jack Durbeyfield
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Joan Durbeyfield
Rosalind Knight ...
Mrs. D'Urberville
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Crick
Christine Moore ...
Mrs. Crick
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Kail
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Marian
Candida Rundle ...
Izzy
Amanda Brewster ...
Retty
Linda Armstrong ...
Car Darch
Hannah Waterman ...
Nancy
Charlotte Bellamy ...
Cissie
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Young country girl Tess Durbyfield goes to work for her aristocratic relatives, the D'Urbervilles, in an attempt at helping her family to raise some money. Her cousin Alec falls in love with her and seduces/rapes her. Written by Anonymous

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In The Chase scene, Alec shows Tess a place to rest, saying: "these leaves aren't damp yet," touching them with his hands. But he's wearing gloves. See more »

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Version of Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1924) See more »

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Brilliant!
8 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie was FANTASTIC. I haven't yet read the book, but this has incited me to do so. The characters were fascinating. Every one, even the evil ones. The story was great, all the things that happened greatly added to the suspense towards the end. DO NOT MISS THE END. The end is the best part. I waited a week to see the second half of this movie and it was well worth it.


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