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Recently, I saw  “Far from the madding crowd“, a film adapted from Thomas Hardy’s book. I must say I enjoy everything related to the nineteenth century so this story was likely to please me : 167 more words

Books & Movies

Far From the Madding Crowd

A couple of centuries before plucky young Katniss Everdeen fought to the death in The Hunger Games, her namesake ploughed the furrow of female independence in Thomas Hardy’s classic novel… 300 more words

Film Comment

Far from the Madding Crowd

Back on May 1st, this latest adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s 19th century novel, was being offered up as the “adult alternative”, to the over-hyped and over-stuffed “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. 360 more words


Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) - Review

It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language chiefly made by men to express theirs.” — Bathsheba Everdene… 989 more words

Movie Review

Effie Gray

Historical dramas based on real-life events often provide for some of the more riveting bits of movie storytelling. Since the tale is true and it actually happened, this makes the audience feel as though what they’re watching on screen is honest and believable because it is.  483 more words

Far from the Madding Crowd

In Victorian England, Bathsheba Everdene (played by Carey Mulligan) is headstrong and determined to be independent. She works hard, spending winter at her Aunt’s farm until she gets news she has inherited her own. 263 more words