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Brideshead Revisited

PG-13| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Befriended by aristocrat Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw), Oxford student Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) finds that the power and privilege experienced by the family is seductive. On a visit to Brideshead, the ancestral home, he falls in love with his friend's sister, Julia (Hayley Atwell). However, as Charles' ties to Sebastian and family deepen, he finds himself at odds with their strong Roman Catholicism.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films, Concorde Filmverleih

Brideshead Revisited (2008)

Release Date: July 25th, 2008|2 hr. 14 min.

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  • The world didn't need a superficial big-screen adaptation of a rich, dense book that's about, among many other things, the passage of time. The perplexity is why the film is so lifeless and remote. show more

  • The film is plush and passionate and graced with elegant performances. Best is that of Emma Thompson as Brideshead's matriarch, Lady Marchmain, who resembles a cross between Helen Mirren's Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict. show more

  • Although it has its involving moments, the watered-down Waugh fails to make any kind of lasting connection. show more

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