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Released on December 12 of 1980 in the USA, "Tess" is a Drama/Romance film directed by Roman Polanski, and written by Gérard Brach (screenplay) , starring Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson, John Collin, Rosemary Martin and Carolyn Pickles.

She was a poor man's daughter, an aristocrat's mistress and a gentleman's wife. She was Tess, a victim of her own provocative beauty.

Who is the director of "Tess":

Tess was directed by Roman Polanski, a French actor, director, writer, and producer.

Before directing Tess, Roman Polanski had directed Le Locataire, released in 1976, Chinatown (1974), Rosemary's Baby (1968), Dance of the Vampires (1967), Cul-de-sac (1966), and Les Plus belles escroqueries du monde (1964). Since, he directed Pirates, released in 1986, Frantic (1988), Bitter Moon (1992), Death and the Maiden (1994), The Ninth Gate (1999), and The Pianist (2002).

When was "Tess" released:

Tess was initially released on Friday, December 12, 1980, in the United States. Also released on Friday, December 12, 1980 have been Stir Crazy (dir. Sidney Poitier), Popeye (dir. Robert Altman), and Windwalker. This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 31, 1979 in France; Thursday, October 25, 1979 in Germany; Friday, June 27, 1980 in Italy; Sunday, March 01, 1981 in Australia and on Saturday, October 25, 1980 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Tess":

At the casting of Tess we find Nastassja Kinski, previously seen in Così come sei (1978) and Falsche Bewegung (1975); Peter Firth (Equus (1977), Joseph Andrews (1977)); Leigh Lawson (Golden Rendezvous (1977), Percy's Progress (1974)) [ more... ]

  • Rosemary Martin, Richard Pearson and John Barrett can be seen in It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet, released in 1975.
  • Peter Firth and Leigh Lawson also appeared together in Fratello sole, sorella luna, released in 1972.
  • John Barrett and John Collin also appeared together in The Witches, released in 1966.

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