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Far From the Madding Crowd Reviews

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out
March 9, 2015
One of the most entrancing and elemental landscape films ever shot in these isles.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
May 9, 2013
Thomas Hardy was not the most dynamic novelist in English literature, but this sluggish 1967 film still does him a serious disservice.
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TIME Magazine
May 9, 2013
[Schlesinger] displays the best sense of Victorian time and place since David Lean in Great Expectations.
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Variety Staff
Variety
July 6, 2010
Christie has few real opportunities to branch out of her rather muted and pouty lead.
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Phil Hardy
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Another classic bites the dust.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Pictorially excessive but dramatically barren.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Alan Bates, in a change of pace, is the loyal shepherd. Terence Stamp is a suitably vile Sgt. Troy, and Peter Finch makes Boldwood strong and honorable in his love for Bathsheba.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4