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The Resource Tess, a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski

Tess, a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
Tess
Title
Tess
Statement of responsibility
a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy2s Tess of the d2Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; music, Philippe Sarde
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • CHV rating: PG ;
  • OFRB rating: PG
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf or hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T47 2014ab
PerformerNote
Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1840-1928
  • 1960-
  • 1953-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Brownjohn, John
  • Kinski, Nastassja
  • Firth, Peter
  • Lawson, Leigh
  • Renn Productions
  • Burrill Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
171
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
697
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Social classes
  • Wessex (England)
Technique
live action
Label
Tess, a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy "Tess of the d'Urbervilles."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration supervised by director Roman Polanski; Once upon a time ... "Tess", a 2006 documentary about the film; Three programs on the making of the film; interview with Polanski from a 1979 episode of 'The south bank show;' Forty-five minute documentary shot on location for French television during the making of the film; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114011
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2338BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn870277197
  • (OCoLC)870277197
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Tess, a coproduction of Renn Productions (France)/Burrill Productions (United Kingdom) ; screenplay by Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn ; produced by Claude Berri ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy "Tess of the d'Urbervilles."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: new 4K digital restoration supervised by director Roman Polanski; Once upon a time ... "Tess", a 2006 documentary about the film; Three programs on the making of the film; interview with Polanski from a 1979 episode of 'The south bank show;' Forty-five minute documentary shot on location for French television during the making of the film; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (171 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515114011
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2338BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn870277197
  • (OCoLC)870277197
System details
Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master audio, 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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