The mayor of Casterbridge

Format: DVD 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series DVD Mayor
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series
Call Number  DVD Mayor
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife at a country fair. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge.
-Thomas Hardy's classic novel comes to life in a four-hour production from A&E and Executive Producer Sally Head (Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jane Eyre, Craker).- Adapted for the screen by Ted Whitehead (Tess of the D'Urbervilles).- Starring Ciaran Hinds (The Sum of all Fears, Persuasion, Circle of Friends) as the tormented Henchand.- Featuring Jodhi May (The House of Mirth), Polly Walker (8 1/2 Women, Patriot Games), and James Purefoy (Resident Evil, Mansfield Park).- A&E is the premiere source of literary adaptations, with titles like Pride and Prejudice, The Adventures of Horatio Hornblower and Vanity Fair.
Additional Information
Subjects Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Runaway husbands -- Drama.
Men -- England -- Drama.
Atonement -- Drama.
Mayors -- Drama.
Wessex (England) -- Drama.
Television mini-series.
Publisher [New York] :A&E Home Video :2003
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video,
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Mayor of Casterbridge.
Contributors Whitehead, E. A., screenwriter.
Lowe, Georgina, producer.
Thacker, David, director.
Hinds, Ciarán, 1953- actor.
May, Jodhi, 1975- actor.
Walker, Polly, actor.
Purefoy, James, 1964- actor.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Mayor of Casterbridge.
Sally Head Productions (Firm), production company.
Arts and Entertainment Network, production company.
A & E Home Video (Firm), publisher.
New Video Group, film distributor.
Participants/Performers Ciaran Hinds, Jodhi May, Polly Walker, James Purefoy.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Based upon the novel by Thomas Hardy.
"The Thomas Hardy literary classic"--Container.
Special feature: Thomas Hardy biography and bibliography.
System Details DVD; full screen presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 200 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 076705654X
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