Regeneration Poster

Release Date: August 14th, 1998

DVD Release Date: April 22nd, 2003

R|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Lt. Siegfried Sassoon (James Wilby), a poet and war veteran, is facing court-martial for publicly decrying British conduct in World War I. His poet friend Robert Graves (Dougray Scott) pulls strings to get Sassoon placed in a psychiatric war hospital in Scotland, where soldiers are to be swiftly rehabilitated and sent back into battle. There, Sassoon meets a sympathetic doctor (Jonathan Pryce) and also Wilfred Owen (Stuart Bunce), whom he encourages to pursue poetry as a form of wartime therapy.

Cast: Jonathan Pryce, James Wilby, Jonny Lee Miller, Stuart Bunce, Tanya Allen, John Neville, Dougray Scott

Director: Gillies MacKinnon

Genres: War, Drama

Production Co: Norstar Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Brooding, Doctor, Soldier, Transformation, Love interest, Dark, Small town

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Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)