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.
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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