Far from the Madding Crowd (1998 film)
|Far from the Madding Crowd|
|Written by||Thomas Hardy
|Directed by||Nicholas Renton|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Producer(s)||Hilary Bevan Jones|
|Running time||216 minutes|
|Original release||6 July 1998|
Will Joyner of The New York Times wrote a positive review of the adaptation: "Strangely, and to its great credit, this new Far From the Madding Crowd, which was produced by Granada Television in Britain and WGBH-TV in Boston, does not simply survive the viewer's tendency to compare and second-guess; it thrives upon it. At almost every turn of the deliciously gradual tale of romantic chaos, the new version is just as visually striking as the 1967 film -- some of the locations are virtually identical -- and is more naturally rendered dramatically, with a rough language truer to Hardy's blend of poetry and rural speech."
- Joyner, Will (8 May 1998). "TV WEEKEND; The 'Madding Crowd' Is Getting Crowded". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 December 2013.
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