A Look at Far from the Madding Crowd

How often nowadays are we told that this it’s the year of the woman?  Where are the strong female protagonists?  I’d argue that we have films like that, but there’s been a lot of discussion about assertive female characters on screen.  We get a look here at one with Thomas Vinterberg’s “Far from the Madding Crowd,” an adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel and the third time, to my knowledge, that this story has been turned into a film.

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