Rent Brideshead Revisited: Series (1981)

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11h 3min
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Synopsis:
When Oxford under-graduate Charles Ryder (Jeremy Irons) meets the charismatic Sebastian Flyte (Anthony Andrews) it is the beginning of a devoted friendship, until Sebastian sinks deep into alcoholism and distances himself from those he loves. Charles escapes to Paris to train as an artist finding solace in his career as an architectural painter and ends up in an unhappy marriage. A chance reunion with Sebastian's sister Julia (Diana Quick) revives his love of life as they embark on a passionate affair, only for their happiness to be shattered by the death of Julia's father, Lord Marchmain.
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Derek Granger
Writers:
John Mortimer, Evelyn Waugh, Derek Granger, Charles Sturridge
Studio:
ITV
Genres:
British TV, TV Classics, TV Dramas, TV Romance
Collections:
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BBFC:
Release Date:
12/05/2003
Run Time:
663 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Commentaries with: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Nickolas Grace, Anthony Andrews, Producer Derek Granger and Director Charles Sturridge
  • Audio Commentaries: Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
  • Stills Gallery - Featuring previously unseen stills from private collections
  • Documentary 'The Making of Brideshead'
  • Deleted Scenes
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Et In Arcadia Ego
2. Home and Abroad
3. The Bleak Light of Day
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
4. Sebastian against the World
5. A Blow upon the Bruise
6. Julia
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes:
7. The Unseen Hook
8. Brideshead Deserted
9. Orphans of the Storm
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following episodes:
10. A Twitch upon the Thread
11. Brideshead Revisited

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Reviews (2) of Brideshead Revisited: Series

Classic - Brideshead Revisited: Series review by CP Customer

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09/04/2005

...this is just amazing. Everyone should watch this at least once!

4 out of 4 members found this review helpful.

Wonderful Television - Brideshead Revisited: Series review by CP Customer

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31/10/2008

It is amazing to think that ITV could have the nerve to produce this excellent piece of what only could be described as art.

They would not be able to do it now, at least not at such a leisurely pace and with time taken to develop character.

Enjoy.

4 out of 4 members found this review helpful.

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