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Brideshead Revisited Trailer Online
First look at Evelyn Waugh adaptation

25 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: The Telegraph

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The Telegraph has premiered the first trailer for Brideshead Revisited, which you can see here.

As you'd imagine, it all looks terribly classy and British and boasts a stellar cast of UK talent, including Emma Thompson, Matthew Goode, Hayley Atwell, Ben Whishaw and Michael Gambon. Based on Evelyn Waugh's classic novel, the story tells of Charles Ryder, a man who goes to stay at the grand Brideshead Castle during World War II and enters into a tangled relationship with the family that lives there.

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Trailer
Not sure about this. The books is quite a difficult one to put on screen as (just liek many classic books) there is a lot of little events and happenings that would have to be changed or scrapped. Looks like Julia and Charles start their infatuation soone and Emma's Thompson's character isn't in the book that much, mainly known through reputation until nearer the middle of the book. A little too much appears to have been changed. Still, I'll go to see it if its on at my cinema (I bet it'll be a More

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Not sure about this. The books is quite a difficult one to put on screen as (just liek many classic books) there is a lot of little events and happenings that would have to be changed or scrapped. Looks like Julia and Charles start their infatuation soone and Emma's Thompson's character isn't in the book that much, mainly known through reputation until nearer the middle of the book. A little too much appears to have been changed. Still, I'll go to see it if its on at my cinema (I bet it'll be a More

Posted by Pipkin3 at 13:50 on 27 July 2008 | Report This Post

Re: Brideshead Revisited Trailer Online
The NY Times review for Brideshead Revisited had this description for Matthew Goode: "Mr. Goode shows all the charisma of a stalk of boiled asparagus molded into the likeness of Jeremy Irons". Ouch. That feeds into my concerns over his casting as Ozymandias in Watchmen. He just doesn't seem to have a particularly impressive presence on screen. And I'm not sure where The Telegraph get off calling the trailer an exclusive, it's been on Apple for ages. More

Posted by Acho at 01:51 on 27 July 2008 | Report This Post

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