Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

“They spoke very little of their mutual feelings: pretty phrases and warm attentions being probably unnecessary between such tried friends.” And indeed, Thomas Vinterberg’s screen adaptation of the classic Thomas Hardy love story Far From the Madding Crowd (screenplay by David Nicholls) leaves you with the sensation that less is undeniably more.

Despite precedent successes, Vinterberg’s film quickly takes on a life of its own and more sumptuously rekindles the agonies and joys of a full circle romance that have largely been relegated until now. Continue reading Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)