Attention Thomas Hardy fans! The author’s classic 1874 novel Far from the Madding Crowd has been adapted into a British romantic drama that hits theaters on May 1st.
In Victorian England the independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba’s choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love—as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.
Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge, and Juno Temple, the film is sure to be a hit with Hardy fans and romantics alike.