Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Peter Firth, Nastassia Kinski
Duration: 172 min

Roman Polanski's acclaimed 1979 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic Tess of the d'Urbervilles.Nastassia Kinski stars as Tess, a strong-willed working class girl who discovers that she has title connections by way of her old aristocratic surname and who is raped by her wealthy cousin, whose right to the family title may not be as strong as he claims.

Filmed in Brittany, this multi-award-winning epic was the most expensive French film of its time, and features at its heart an unforgettable, career-defining performance by the 17-year-old Kinski. Also stars Peter Firth (Equus, Spooks) and Leigh Lawson.

Club and Group screenings

Tue 16th Oct 13.00 Silver Screen: Aged over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club for discounted tickets and a free tea or coffee at these shows. Usual ticket prices apply to non-Members. U3Ac: Open to the public. Part of the latest programme of repertory films brought to us by the University of the Third Age Cambridge Film Group.

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