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THOMAS HARDY: A MAN WHO NOTICED THINGS

UK, 1977 (MIFF 1978)

Director: John Bartlett

A dramatised documentary to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the novelist and poet, Thomas Hardy. Presented by the contemporary poet, Charles Causley, the film takes a close look at Hardy's background and the beautiful poetry he wrote after the death of his first wife.

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