TESS (1979) – Review by Pauline Kael

2018-03-05T15:17:04+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Polanski's Tess is Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles under sedation. The film has a penitential attitude toward the suffering that men inflict on women. This Tess becomes a tribute to women's dear weakness.