Tess Of The D'Urbervilles (2008)
Stunning BBC adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel follows young, poverty-stricken Tess Durbeyfield (Gemma Arterton) as she is sent by her father to seek part of the wealthy D'Urbervilles' fortune by claiming kinship with the family. But she soon becomes caught up in Alec D'Urberville's (Hans Matheson) web of manipulation, leading to betrayal and scandal. With Eddie Redmayne, Ruth Jones. 3 1/2 hrs. on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.