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Film Review: Far From The Madding Crowd

In association with The Grosvenor 

Rural romance and 19th century feminism

Far from the Madding Crowd opens with expansive, sun filled shots of the rolling Dorset countryside but don’t be fooled – this meandering vibe doesn’t continue for the rest of the film. 334 more words

Glasgow University

Far From the Madding Crowd [Review]

There’s an odd charm about the British Victorian era that I’ve always been intrigued by. Perhaps it is the massive renovation of its society and values, the wondrous modesty of the archetypal British countryside (a motif heavily present throughout its culture), or simply modern media’s romanticisation of a time plagued by rampant social injustices, that I am so taken by this specific period in time. 1,230 more words


Far From The Madding Crowd (2015) Review

As a beautifully shot period drama, Danish director, Thomas Vinterberg has created his take on the Thomas Hardy classic story in Far From The Madding Crowd. 394 more words


BBC4 Sunday: Far From The Madding Crowd

Don’t miss John Schlesinger’s classic adaptation of Far From The Madding Crowd, with Julie Christie and Terence Stamp, on BBC4 this Sunday, 5th July. Cinematography was by Nicolas Roeg and the soundtrack was by Richard Rodney Bennett… 7 more words

Thomas Hardy

Far from the Madding Crowd

My brother hasn’t been to the cinema in four years and sometimes I can understand why. When my Mum and I saw this movie yesterday there was an old guy in the row in front of us who, even after several shushings from the people around him, would not shut the f*** up. 554 more words


“Bathsheba loved Troy in the way that only self-reliant women love when they abandon their self-reliance. When a strong woman recklessly throws away her strength she is worse than a weak woman who has never any strength to throw away.

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