Tess | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Timothy Burrill

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Tess.
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Critical Essay by Timothy Burrill

SOURCE: Burrill, Timothy. “Wessex Tales.” Sight and Sound 6, no. 7 (July 1996): 59.

In the following essay, Burrill—one of the producers on Polanski's Tess—describes the process of bringing the film through production to release.

Roman Polanski first approached me with the idea of producing an adaptation of Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles in 1977. He got in touch while I was in New York and asked if I could work on the film. I'd helped produce his Macbeth and we'd got on very well. So I flew back to Paris and met Claude Berri who wanted to finance Tess with his company Renn Productions. Berri and I were mutually suspicious at first, sizing each other up like dogs, but once we observed each other's quality, we hit...

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