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Review: Tamara Drewe

Stephen Frears's witty film version of Posy Simmonds's graphic novel — itself a loose adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1873 novel Far from the Madding Crowd — hews closely to its immediate source while lightening the tone and adding sly, Hardy-esque deta
Arterton, Evans avoid the madding crowd
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 15, 2010
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Truly Tess

Any film/TV adaptation of Hardy is in fact rare.
Hardy, for once, gets his due
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 29, 2008