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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Matthew Goode
Ben Whishaw
Hayley Atwell
Emma Thompson
Michael Gambon
Ed Stoppard
Jonathan Cake
Greta Scacchi
Directors
Julian Jarrold
Screenwriters
Andrew Davies
Jeremy Brock
Running Time
133 minutes

Brideshead Revisited
Evelyn Waugh classic not so inspired on the big screen


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Brideshead Revisited

Plot
Middle-class Charles Ryder (Goode) is dazzled at Oxford by dissolute youth Lord Sebastian Flyte (Whishaw) and then by Sebastian’s sister, Lady Julia (Atwell), their way of life and their palatial home, Brideshead.


Verdict
Okay for those who dote on ‘classics illustrated’ in the Merchant Ivory line, but not as fluid as all that.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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