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    TESS
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    TESS

    Directed by : Roman POLANSKI

    Year of production : 1979 Country : FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM Length : 171 minutes

    Synopsis

    In 19th century England, a Dorset peasant, John Durbeyfield, discovers by chance that he is the last surviving descendant of an aristocratic family. Eager to profit from his newfound nobility, Durbeyfield sends his eldest daughter, Tess, to press his claim of kinship with the rich d’Urberville family. The young Alec d’Urberville, captivated by the beauty of this woman he calls “cousin”, agrees to employ her and sets about trying to seduce her. Tess ends up falling prey to Alec’s advances and returns pregnant to her parents’ home. She gives birth to a boy, who dies after a few weeks.
    To start anew, Tess leaves her village and finds a job on a farm where no one knows of her previous misfortune. There, she meets her true love: a pastor’s son called Angel Clare. Thinking that Tess is an inno

    Credits

    - Director

    - Cinematography

    - Cinematography

    - Set decorator

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    - Film Editor

    - Film Editor

    - Sound

    Casting

    - Tess

    - Angel Clare

    - Alec d'Urberville

    - John Durbeyfield

    Photo du Film

    Further information

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    Contacts

    Production

    RENN PRODUCTIONS, TIMOTHY BURRIL PRODUCTIONS, SFP -

    Distribution

    PATHE DISTRIBUTION - T: +33 (0)1 71 72 30 00 - www.pathedistribution.com - pauline.richard@pathe.com

    French press

    EMLIE IMBERT - T: +33 (0)6 71 88 27 65

    International sales

    PATHÉ INTERNATIONAL - T: +33 (0) 1 71 72 30 00 - www.patheinternational.com - agathe.theodore@pathe.com

    Cannes Classics Roman POLANSKI

    TESS

    In 19th century England, a Dorset peasant, John Durbeyfield, discovers by chance that he is the last surviving descendant of an aristocratic family. E...
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