The cinematography from Charlotte Bruus Christensen is earthy and beautiful. This is a beautiful and enchanting period drama, but lovers of the novel or film should prepa Vinterberg's strength behind the camera is creating a lush and atmospheric look that serves the st Troy's attractive free-spiritedness and the obvious connection she has with Oak, Mulligan, nails h Vinterberg's adaptation may seem like Masterpiece Theater fodder, but he inflicts a socially reson The story gets neutered into an Austenesque romantic drama that stereotypes and fails to get benea Frank Troy Tom Sturridge , himself on the rebound from the servant girl Fanny Robin Juno Temple , who left him high and dry at the altar when she went to the wrong church by mistake.
Lo, the life-altering crises that have been averted by smartphones. Frank is, literally and figuratively, a swordsman of some repute -- the basis for one of Hardy's most famous passages, in which the uniformed soldier parries and thrusts his blade at a quivering Bathsheba, a transparent act of swordplay as foreplay.
It becomes, in turn, the best scene in Vinterberg's film, thanks largely to the cockeyed swagger of Sturridge, who has never seemed quite this dangerously alive in a movie. Reckless bravado seeps through Frank's pores like a fever, and his words tumble forth in a sleepy purr, as if his every utterance were a seduction, or a dare.
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