Far from the Madding Crowd Movie Review 1967

Information and Film Reviews for Far from the Madding Crowd the Movie

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A lavish, long adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 19th-century classic about the beautiful Bathsheba (Christie) and the three very different men who love her. Her first love is handsome and wayward soldier Sgt. Troy (Stamp), her second the local noble lord William Boldwood (Finch), and her third the ever-loving and long-patient farmer Gabriel Oaks (Bates). Christie is well cast as the much-desired beauty. Gorgeous cinematography by Nicolas Roeg. Remade for British TV in 1997.


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Available on VHS
Running time 165 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Period Piece: 19th Century, Femme Fatale, Books to Film: Thomas Hardy
Frederic Raphael
Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Prunella Ransome
Nicolas Roeg
John Schlesinger
Richard Rodney Bennett
Appia, EMI


Natl. Bd. of Review 1967: Actor (Finch).

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