Wessex Tales

Wessex Tales


Wessex Tales review

Film description

Six Thomas Hardy tales brough to life in this 1973 collection. These tales consist of witchery, revenge, thwarted passion, costly ambition, buried desire, madness and betrayal and find their participants entrapped repeatedly by fate; always at liberty to make choices, but inevitably confronted by their destiny.

The six dramatisations feature the following short stories: The Withered Arm, Fellow Townsmen, A Tragedy Of Two Ambitions, An Imaginative Woman, The Melancholy Hussar and Barbara Of The House Of Glebe.

Release Dates

UK DVD release
April 12th 2010