Tess

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Tess
director:
Roman Polanski
cast:
Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson

Thomas Hardy’s novel is exquisitely brought to the screen in this richly textured masterpiece. A love story about a young English girl whose family discovers it has a blue-blooded lineage, it traces her tragic seduction, the birth and death of an illegitimate child, and her fateful outcome in a hypocritical society. Winner of three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. “Extraordinarily well-crafted.” (New York Magazine) “Lovely, lyrical, unexpectedly delicate.” (Janet Maslin, NY Times)

website: criterion.com/films/28594-tess

New Digital Restoration
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runtime
2 hours 50 minutes
release year/country
1979 France/UK