Tess of the d'Urbervilles [videorecording] / a BBC productions ; WGBH Boston co-production ; adapted by David Nicholls ; directed by David Blair ; produced by David Snodin ; screenplay by David Nicholls ; executive producer, Kate Harwood.
[United States] : British Broadcasting Corp. : 2 Entertain, 
Video 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Television mini-series. Television adaptations. Film adaptations. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall.
Disc one: Episodes 1-2 Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne, Hans Matheson, Ruth Jones, Donald Sumpter, Ian Puleston-Davies, Christopher Fairbank, Anna Massey, Jodie Whittaker, Rebekah Staton, Kenneth Cranham.
Camera operator, Nick Beeks Saunders ; art director, Andrea Coathupe ; choreography, Jane Gibson ; casting, Kate Rhodes-James ; script editor, Elizabeth Kilgariff ; costume designer, James Keast ; music, Rob Lane ; film editor, Pai Di Ciaula ; director of photography, Wojciech Szepel.
Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. Originally broadcast in 2008 as a TV miniseries on the BBC. Special features: making-of featurette (disc 2).