Far from the Madding Crowd


Far from the Madding Crowd
In the latest screen adaptation of Hardy's classic novel, we follow an independent, beautiful and headstrong young woman who attracts three very different suitors: a sheep farmer, a handsome and reckless Sergeant, and a prosperous and mature bachelor. Hardy's story of her choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love, as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

119 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Drama, On the art circuit

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Thomas really wanted to make my life difficult ...
Thomas really wanted to make my life difficult ...

Credits

Cast
Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge, Jessica Barden
Director
Thomas Vinterberg
ScreenplayDavid Nicholls, from the novel by Thomas Hardy
MusicCraig Armstrong
CinematographyCharlotte Bruus Christensen
EditingClaire Simpson
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2015
Produced byBBC Film, DNA Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild to moderate
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconRomance of classic is captured.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconVeilige keuse vir romantici
15
Metacritic.com
9 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
19 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
17

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
3380 users
15
Internet
190 Netizens quote iconA very watchable adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel
13

Average .. 73%

15

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