“I wish I had never been born—there or anywhere else. ”
He had been forgetting himself, he had to join his companions. As he fell out of the dance his eyes lighted on Tess Durbyfield, whose own large orbs wore, to tell the truth, the faintest aspect of reproach that he had not chosen her.
Gemma arterton in Tess of the D’urbervilles
“I was attracted to the role because stripped down, it’s such a basic story about love and missed opportunities, everyone can relate to it. It’s also just brilliant, brilliant storytelling.” - Gemma Arterton