The story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by he... more
Release DateU.S.Far From The Madding Crowd was released on
Friday, May 1, 2015 Limited Release
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for some sexuality and violence
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The story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba’s choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Adaptation of the 1874 novel by Thomas Hardy.
- Joining Vinterberg (FESTEN, THE HUNT) on the film are director of photography Charlotte Bruus Christensen, who collaborated with him on THE HUNT and SUBMARINO, production designer Kave Quinn (TRAINSPOTTING, THE WOMAN IN BLACK), BAFTA Award winner and four times Academy Award nominated costume designer Janet Patterson (THE PIANO, BRIGHT STAR), BAFTA award winner hair and make-up designer Sian Grigg (EX MACHINA, NEVER LET ME GO), and Academy Award winning editor Claire Simpson (THE CONSTANT GARDENER, PLATOON).