TESS

THE FESTIVAL AGENCY (FRANCE) - as FEST

Drama - Completed 1979

A strong-willed young peasant girl becomes the affection of two men.

    • Year of production
    • 1979
    • Genres
    • Drama, Romance
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 171 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roman POLANSKI
    • Writer(s)
    • Roman POLANSKI, Gérard BRACH, John BROWNJOHN
    • Producer(s)
    • Claude BERRI (Renn Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • At the end of the 19th century, Tess, the daughter of a farmer goes to find work at the manor of Trantrige, where she falls in love with her cousin, Alec.

      She becomes pregnant, but the child doesn't survive. She has to run away and finds a job in a dairy farm. She falls in love with the son of a minister and marries him. She tells him the truth about her past and he refuses to forgive her. He abandons her for Brazil and Tess is left to her fate.
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