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Far From The Madding Crowd

Director John Schlesinger
Producer Joseph Janni
Screenplay Frederic Raphael
Stars Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch
Year Released 1967
Far From The Madding Crowd

Far From The Madding Crowd


The startlingly beautiful Bathsheba Everdene inherits a farm, and is in in the unusual position (for a woman in 19th century Wessex) of making her own romantic decisions. Three men cross her path: Gabriel Oak, a strong quiet farmer, William Boldwood, an older local landowner with a serious outlook, and Sergeant Troy, a dashing military officer. Initially Bathsheba makes the common mistake of falling for style over substance.

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A magnificent period film with admirable performances from a classy cast.
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