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The Resource Tess, Columbia Pictures ; Franco British Co. ; Renn Productions ; producer, Claude Berri ; screenplay writers, Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; director, Roman Polanski, (DVD)

Tess, Columbia Pictures ; Franco British Co. ; Renn Productions ; producer, Claude Berri ; screenplay writers, Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; director, Roman Polanski, (DVD)

Label
Tess
Title
Tess
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; Franco British Co. ; Renn Productions ; producer, Claude Berri ; screenplay writers, Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; director, Roman Polanski
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A timeless adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance. Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographers, Geoffrey Unsworth, Ghislain Cloquet ; music, Philippe Sarde
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • English with English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Berri, Claude
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Brownjohn, John
  • Kinski, Nastassja
  • Firth, Peter
  • Sarde, Philippe
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Renn Productions
  • Franco British Co
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Social classes
  • Wessex (England)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tess, Columbia Pictures ; Franco British Co. ; Renn Productions ; producer, Claude Berri ; screenplay writers, Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; director, Roman Polanski, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Based on the novel "Tess of the D'Urbermiles" by Thomas Hardy
  • Special features: Over 70 minutes of behind-the-scenes featurettes; Tess: from novel to screen; filming Tess; Tess: the experience; bonus previews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a307500
  • ocm56497640
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9781404940116
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396017078
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01707
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tess, Columbia Pictures ; Franco British Co. ; Renn Productions ; producer, Claude Berri ; screenplay writers, Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; director, Roman Polanski, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Based on the novel "Tess of the D'Urbermiles" by Thomas Hardy
  • Special features: Over 70 minutes of behind-the-scenes featurettes; Tess: from novel to screen; filming Tess; Tess: the experience; bonus previews
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a307500
  • ocm56497640
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (172 min.)
Isbn
9781404940116
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396017078
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01707
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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