Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Tess of the D'Urbervilles


Uniform Title
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Television program : 2008)

Publication Information
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, [2009]

Physical Description
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format ; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9, enhanced); Dolby digital stereo.
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.
Originally broadcast in 2008 as a TV miniseries on the BBC.
Special features: making-of featurette (disc 2).

Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4.

When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall.

Reading Level
Not rated.

Young women -- England -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Poor families -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Social classes -- England -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Women murderers -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Television mini-series -- Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD videodiscs.

Geographic Term
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Wessex (England) -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Added Author
Blair, David.
Snodin, David.
Nicholls, David, 1966-
Harwood, Kate.
Arterton, Gemma.
Redmayne, Eddie, 1982-
Matheson, Hans, 1975-
Jones, Ruth, 1966-
Sumpter, Donald, 1943-
Fairbank, Christopher.
Massey, Anna.
Whittaker, Jodie, 1982-
Staton, Rebekah.
Cranham, Kenneth, 1944-
Lane, Rob, composer.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.

Added Corporate Author
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WGBH Video (Firm)
2 Entertain (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)

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