Tess (1979)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1979-10-06
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 181 ratings
  • Parental Guidance: PG-13
  • Runtime: 2h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Renn Productions
  • Production Country: France, United Kingdom
  • Director:
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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.

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    Camera Geoffrey Unsworth Director of Photography
    Writing Gérard Brach Screenplay
    Writing Roman Polanski Screenplay
    Directing Roman Polanski Director
    Costume & Make-Up Anthony Powell Costume Design
    Art Jack Stephens Production Design
    Camera Ghislain Cloquet Director of Photography
    Art Pierre Guffroy Production Design
    Sound Philippe Sarde Original Music Composer
    Production Claude Berri Producer
    Editing Tom Priestley Editor
    Writing Thomas Hardy Novel
    Crew Jennifer Patrick Dialogue Coach