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Far from the Madding Crowd

Beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene catches the eye of local farmer Gabriel Oak when she arrives to live with her aunt in the Dorset village of Norcombe. She declines his offer of marriage, but their lives continue to intertwine as fate brings contrasting fortunes to both of them.

Adapted by David Nicholls from the novel by Thomas Hardy.

Release date:

1 hour, 54 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Aug 2017 20:05


Role Contributor
DirectorThomas Vinterberg
WriterDavid Nicholls
Bathsheba EverdeneCarey Mulligan
Gabriel OakMatthias Schoenaerts
Sergeant Francis TroyTom Sturridge
William BoldwoodMichael Sheen
Mrs HurstTilly Vosburgh
Bailiff #1Mark Wingett
Bailiff #2Dorian Lough
Sergeant DoggettSam Phillips
Fanny RobbinJuno Temple
Joseph PoorgrassBradley Hall
Jacob SmallburyHilton McRae
LiddyJessica Barden
Jan CogganHarry Peacock
Bailiff PennywaysVictor McGuire
Farmer StoneJody Halse

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