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Tess (1979)

PG 1980-12-12 (US) DramaRomance 2h 51m
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She was born into a world where they called it seduction, not rape. What she did would shatter that world forever.


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, but is left traumatised from her experiences.

  1. Roman Polanski

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Thomas Hardy


  3. Gérard Brach


  4. John Brownjohn


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nastassja Kinski

    Nastassja Kinski

    Tess Durbeyfield

  2. Peter Firth

    Peter Firth

    Angel Clare

  3. Leigh Lawson

    Leigh Lawson

    Alec d'Urberville

  4. John Collin

    John Collin

    John Durbeyfield

  5. Rosemary Martin

    Rosemary Martin

    Mrs. Durbeyfield

  6. Carolyn Pickles

    Carolyn Pickles


  7. Richard Pearson

    Richard Pearson

    Vicar of Marlott

  8. David Markham

    Reverend Mr. Clare

  9. Pascale de Boysson

    Pascale de Boysson

    Mrs. Clare

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $20,101,247.00


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