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Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 May 1998 (USA)
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A vain pretty girl has recently taken over her uncles farm. Her independent, naive personality leaves her torn between three men who wish to marry her.

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Bathsheba everdene, a young vain girl, has just taken over her uncles farm. Her pretty face, wealth, and naive personality attracts three men who wish to marry her. She ,bieng so naive and vain, gets herself into a love tangle between them. As her time passes and the responsibilities of her farm, workers, and personal status pile up into a stressful mess, she begins to learn the hardships of life. Written by Dana

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Featured playing period music is the Mellstock Band, which also appeared in Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1998). See more »

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a word from a native
5 November 1998 | by (Dorset, England) – See all my reviews

As a native of 'Hardy country', I feel I have a duty to comment on this production. I, as with many other people in England, eagerly awaited this series, and I have to say I was not disappointed. As us English have come to expect from our television dramas, the locations and costumes were fantastic, but this has the added bonus of an extremely accomplished screenplay. Also, the acting is superb. The accents, one of the major stumbling blocks to American acceptance, are accurate enough to satisfy English viewers (including those with the same accent!), while at the same time allowing American viewers to understand the dialogue. Particular praise should, I feel, go to Nathaniel Parker, who has achieved something very spectacular, in eclipsing Alan Bates' 1967 performance as the faithful shepherd Gabriel Oak. All in all, a feast of Wessex magic which can be enjoyed by all. Nice one.


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