Adaptation #123: Right in the Middle of the Madding Crowd

header123The hosts could not be happier that Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy made it onto our schedule. They enjoy getting back to their roots with some classic lit, and found FftMC a funny, progressive and thoroughly absorbing read.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Cinderella, Little Women, Emma, And Then There Were None, and Much Ado About Nothing.

SHOW NOTES:

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Main Discussion

Far from the Madding Crowd

-by Thomas Hardy

-published in 1874

Notes

-characters: Gabriel, Bethsheba, Troy, Boldwood, Fanny

-plot: G/B, B/B, B/T, T/F

-themes/issues: relationships/love, vanity, honesty

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)

-Written by David Nicholls

-Directed by Thomas Vinterburg

-Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Michael Sheen

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3 responses to “Adaptation #123: Right in the Middle of the Madding Crowd

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  3. The treatment of the Fanny Robin character was poorly handled in this movie and in the 1967 movie. Both movies treated the character like a plot device. Only the 1998 miniseries gave Fanny any real individuality.

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