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Teachers' Notes

These materials explore Michael Winterbottom’s film, an adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles. They are suitable for English Literature students and can also be used with students of Film and Media Studies at AS/A2 level and equivalent. The supporting Study Guide, available in PDF and Word format, offers a series of activities relating to the process of adaptation, directorial interpretation and image analysis.

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Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Trishna is a beautifully shot, classic tale of love and tragedy set across modern day rural Rajasthan and the thriving metropolis of Mumbai.



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