Rent The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003)

3.9 of 5 from 64 ratings
3h 18min
Rent The Mayor of Casterbridge Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
  • General info
  • Available formats
Synopsis:
Travelling the dirt roads of Wessex in search of work, Michael Henchard (Ciaran Hinds) a farm worker, auctions his wife Susan (Juliet Aubrey) and baby daughter in a moment of drunken madness at a country fair. Years later, Susan and her daughter Elizabeth-Jane (Jodhi May) return, seeking Michael in Casterbridge where he has become a rich and respected member of Wessex society. Driven by the need to make amends, he re-marries Susan but in a tragic twist of fate, she dies, but not before leaving a letter containing a shocking revelation.
As a romance blossoms between Elizabeth-Jane and the mayor's charismatic business manager Farfrae (James Purefoy), Henchard becomes convinced that the young man is determined to destroy him and orders Elizabeth-Jane never to see him again, setting a chain of events in motion that will change their lives forever...
Actors:
, , , , , Darren Hawkes, , , , , , , , , Elliot Head, , , , ,
Directors:
Producers:
Georgina Lowe
Writers:
Thomas Hardy, Ted Whitehead
Studio:
Fremantle Home Entertainment
Genres:
British Films, Drama
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/01/2004
Run Time:
198 minutes
Languages:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Photo Gallery
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Production Notes
  • Cast and Author Biographies
  • Feature Trailer

Rent other films like The Mayor of Casterbridge

Found in these customers lists

Reviews (1) of The Mayor of Casterbridge

Great film but the DVD quality is really poor - The Mayor of Casterbridge review by AD

Spoiler Alert
22/08/2017

I'm going to focus on the quality of the DVD.

Yes, I tried another DVD which played perfectly. before you ask.

The image is really lo-res, so: fuzzy. The colours muted. The contrast is abysmal, a shadow on a face looks like a massive purple bruise for instance.

Was I unlucky or what? I don't know. I'm still waiting for CP to help me out here.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

Help & support

Find answers to frequently asked questions and contact us should you need to

How It Works

See prices and levels and find out how Cinema Paradiso service works

Friends for Films

Invite your friends to join and get free subscription each month