- Original title
- Running time
- 98 min.
- United Kingdom
David Rudkin (Novel: Thomas Hardy)
The Arts Council / Film4 Productions / Pathé Productions Ltd / River Films
Romance. Drama | Romantic Drama. 19th Century
- Movie Groups
Thomas Hardy Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, woodsman Giles. She marries handsome young doctor FitzPiers, but soon finds out he's not the man of her dreams and she still loves Giles.
: Shanghai International Film Festival: Best Film and Best Director
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