Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

MV5BMTQzNjE5Mjk5MV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMzQ3NDMwNTE@._V1_SX214_AL_The much anticipated big screen adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, is scheduled for release in these United States Friday, 1 May 2015.

The film, featuring a screenplay written by David Nicholls, stars Carey Mulligan, Juno Temple, Michael Sheen, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tom Sturridge, and Jessica Barden.

The premise of the film, for anyone that has not read the Hardy novel is set in Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan) attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer; Frank Troy (Sturridge), a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor.

Whilst there have been many television and film adaptations of Hardy’s novel, this particular adaptation is…

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