In which I review the 2015 adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic “love story” Far From the Madding Crowd (yes, that is in ironic quotation marks) and question why Matthias Schoenaerts scythes with his shirt on.
“Far From the Madding Crowd” (2015)
Director: Thomas Vinterberg – Writer: David Nicholls
Production Companies: Fox Searchlight, DNA Films, BBC Films
Main cast: Carey Mulligan (Bathsheba Everdene), Matthias Schoenaerts (Gabriel Oak), Michael Sheen (William Boldwood), Tom Sturridge (Sergent Troy), Fanny Robin (Juno Temple), Jessica Barden (Liddy).