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Far From the Madding Crowd
Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen




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Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturridge, and Michael Sheen star in Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's beloved novel about an independent woman pursued by a trio of disparate suitors.

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Overview

Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturridge, and Michael Sheen star in Thomas Vinterberg's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's beloved novel about an independent woman pursued by a trio of disparate suitors.

Main Cast & Crew

Thomas Vinterberg - Director
Carey Mulligan
Matthias Schoenaerts
Michael Sheen
Tom Sturridge
Juno Temple
Jessica Barden
Eloise Oliver
Jamie Lee-Hill
Lilian Price
Hilton McRae

 

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DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 130
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 024543955122
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (some sexuality and violence)
  • Release Date: August 2015

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Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Romance
Period Piece

 

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Reviews:
"Nicely served on both sides of the camera, this is a concise and involving rendition..." - 04/02/2015 Hollywood Reporter


"MADDING’s strength is in its cast: Mulligan, Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen..." - 04/30/2015 A.V. Club


"Directed with sensitivity to the source by veteran Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg, the story is pared to the bone by screenwriter David Nicholls..." - 04/30/2015 Los Angeles Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "[Vinterberg] gets pitch-perfect performances from Schoenaerts, Sheen and Sturridge and brings out the wild side in Mulligan, who can hold a close-up like nobody's business. She's a live wire in a movie that knows how to stir up a classic for the here and now." - 05/01/2015 Rolling Stone


"[D]irected by Thomas Vinterberg and starring Carey Mulligan. Her Bathsheba is brisk and practical, frank and friendly, and a little impatient with the trio of suitors who admire her moxie even as they compete for the honor of suppressing it." - 05/01/2015 New York Times


4 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he enthralling adaptation FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD takes that landscape and taps into its vibrant beauty, complexity and romantic potential, while still remaining faithful to the source." - 05/01/2015 USA Today


3 stars out of 4 -- "Thomas Vinterberg creates a rich aesthetic that combines both vibrant colors and intimate natural light. Whether his film is lush or rolling in the muck, it always has a tactile quality that makes it accessible..." - 05/01/2015 RogerEbert.com


"[T]his MADDING CROWD gives you plenty of reason to swoon." -- Grade: B+ - 04/29/2015 Entertainment Weekly


4 stars out of 5 -- "Thomas Vinterberg allows the Dorset countryside, impeccable costuming and production design to do the talking, creating an uncontroversial, classy and faithful adaptation." - 04/27/2015 Total Film


4 stars out of 5 -- "Extremely well done and well acted, it’s an attractive, appealing, involving adaptation..." - 04/24/2015 Empire


"Vinterberg and his actors don’t let the antiquated mores upstage the truth and humanity behind every interaction." - 05/07/2015 Chicago Sun-Times

 

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