Oscar nominated Carey Mulligan stars as a headstrong young woman in this passionate romantic drama, based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Mulligan plays Bathsheba Everdene, an independent heiress who attracts three very different suitors: a strapping sheep farmer (Matthias Schoenaerts), a handsome and reckless Sergeant (Tom Sturridge), and a prosperous mature bachelor (Michael Sheen).

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Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5

242 Ratings

242 Ratings

85% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.4/10
  • Fresh 150
  • Rotten 26

Critics Consensus: Far from the Madding Crowd invites tough comparisons to Thomas Hardy's classic novel -- and its previous adaptation -- but stands on its own thanks to strong direction and a talented cast.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Strong female role model in emotional literary adaptation.

Information

Studio
Fox Searchlight
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Canada) (Subtitles), French (France) (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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