Far from the Madding Crowd
- 119 min
- Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
- Cast: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen
- UK release: 1 May 2015
Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan) is a headstrong rural girl who inherits a farm and attracts the attention of three suitors; lowly Gabriel (Schoenaerts), well-to-do Boldwood (Sheen) and unscrupulous Troy (Sturridge). A straight-up take on Hardy's classic; Mulligan is a convincing Bathsheba and Vinterberg captures the brewing tragedy magnificently.
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Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men. Stars Julie Christie, Peter Finch and Alan Bates.
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Reviews & features
Far from the Madding Crowd27 Apr 2015
Straight but stirring adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel starring Carey Mulligan
Danish director Thomas Vinterberg helming an adaptation of a Thomas Hardy novel is a curious notion. From provocative Dogme 95 film Festen to nail-biting modern morality tale The Hunt, his anti-establishment sensibility might seem an odd fit for a…
Five underrated film adaptations from classic English Lit25 Apr 2015
A fresh look at some under-respected movies of books you may have been forced to write essays about
Thomas Vinterberg's movie of Far From the Madding Crowd is to be released next week. And like every other adaptation of a classic novel it'll have a life depending on whether fans of the book think it was faithful enough, and non-fans think it was fun…
Far from the Madding Crowd R/I (1967)9 Mar 2015
Reissue of John Schlesinger's enchanting interpretation of Thomas Hardy's novel
Rightly or wrongly, the expression 'period drama' has become synonymous with spiritedly performed but staidly directed TV adaptations and unadventurous films. John Schlesinger's 1967 interpretation of Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd could…
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