Tess of the DUrbervilles (2008)
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Tess of the DUrbervilles 2008

Tess of the DUrbervilles: In the late 19th century, Tess Durbeyfield is sent off to visit a rich cousin, Alec DUrberville, when her parents learn learn that they are distantly related. Tess takes a disliking to the man and his attempts at seduction are rebuffed. Returning from a village party he forces himself on the innocent girl who eventually makes her way back to her parents home. Ashamed and pregnant she seems destined to forever being marked a certain kind of woman. After the death of her child, she makes her way to a prosperous farm where, working as a milkmaid, she meets and eventually marries the handsome Angel Clare. On learning of her past however, he abandons her and with little choice and facing a life of extreme hardship, again falls into Alecs clutches and becomes a kept woman.

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