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A lyrical evocation of an incident in Thomas Hardy's novel 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'. One section of the novel is devoted to a long walk Tess takes through the Dorset countryside to try to trace her husband, but which ends with rejection. Director Clive Gunnell's award-winning film describes Tess's journey and thoughts using Hardy's poetry and prose. Made by Westward Television.

Also features an interview with Gertrude Bugler, the first actress to play Tess on stage.

Approx 40 minutes total.

DVD all regions - format PAL - aspect ratio 4:3

Available from SWFTA for £10 incl. P&P and VAT.

To order please call SWFTA during office hours (01752) 202650. Orders disptached once BACS (bank transfer) has cleared.

Also available from The Thomas Hardy Society (Dorset County Museum, Dorchester)