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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

Roman POLANSKI - Director

Ghislain CLOQUET - Cinematography

Geoffrey UNSWORTH - Cinematography

Pierre GUFFROY - Set decorator

Philippe SARDE - Music

Alastair MCINTYRE - Film Editor

Tom PRIESTLEY - Film Editor

Hervé DE LUZE - Film Editor

Jean-Pierre RUH - Sound

Casting

Nastassja KINSKI - Tess

Peter FIRTH - Angel Clare

Leigh LAWSON - Alec d'Urberville

John COLLIN - John Durbeyfield

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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

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TESS

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