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10 April 2012
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Your enjoyment of the BBC's three-hour adaptation of Faulk's novel will depend on your tolerance for the intrusive score and close-ups of Eddie Redmayne. When the camera looks at something else, Birdsong
is a sensitively handled drama, if one that sometimes threatens to collapse under its own worthiness. The simpering love story is unremarkable, but the World War I trench scenes are harrowing.


Reviewed by Owen Williams


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