In this classic adaptation of Roman Polanski from 1979, we see, among others, Nastassja Kinski in one of the leading roles. The prize-winning film Tess has won three Oscars. Teresa Durbeyville lives with her parents and siblings in Marlott in England in the 19th century. When the father learns that they are from a noble family and are called d'Urberville, Tess is sent to a rich lady with the same surname in the hope that through the daughter the family will be able to get financial help from the rich relatives. But Tess gets in trouble instead.