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Film Review - Trishna

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If there’s anything to absorb from director Michael Winterbottom’s filmography, it’s that the man loves to adapt the work of writer Thomas Hardy for the screen. After 1996’s “Jude” and 2000’s “The Claim,” now there’s “Trishna,” based on the Hardy story “Tess of the d’Urbervilles,” originally published in 1891. A tragedy, “Trishna” is heavy stuff, provided a distracting cultural approach by Winterbottom, who moves the saga from England to India, using a chaotic atmosphere to his advantage as he constructs a devastating arc for his lead character, taking viewers on a sensorial odyssey through despair, arranging more than a few wonderfully charged moments while touring this map of misery. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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