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Brideshead revisited [DVD videorecording] / Granada Television ; producer, Derek Granger ; directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Charles Sturridge ; teleplay by John Mortimer.

Contributor(s): Granger, Derek | Lindsay-Hogg, Michael | Sturridge, Charles | Mortimer, John, 1923-2009 | Irons, Jeremy, 1948- | Andrews, Anthony, 1948- | Quick, Diana, 1946- | Asher, Jane | Grace, Nickolas | Grillo, John, 1942- | Jones, Simon, 1950- | Keating, Charles, 1941- | Nicholls, Phoebe | Sinden, Jeremy, 1950- | Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 | Bloom, Claire, 1931- | Audran, Stéphane, 1932- | Washbourne, Mona, 1903-1988 | Le Mesurier, John, 1912-1983 | Gielgud, John, 1904-2000 | Burgon, Geoffrey | Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Brideshead revisited | Granada Television | Acorn Media (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2006]Edition: 25th anniversary collector's ed.Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 659 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 companion guide (19 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.).ISBN: 1569388814; 9781569388815.Uniform titles: Brideshead revisited (Television program) Subject(s): Upper class families -- Drama | Male friendship -- Drama | Catholics -- Drama | England -- Drama | Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 -- Film and video adaptations | Upper class -- Drama | Family life -- Drama | Men -- Drama | Friendship -- Drama | Catholics -- Drama | England -- Drama | Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 -- AdaptationsGenre/Form: Television programs. | Foreign television programs -- Great Britain. | Melodrama on television. | Television adaptations. | DVDs for the hearing impaired. | Melodrama -- Television mini-series. | Adaptation -- Television mini-series. | Television serials. | Melodrama.DDC classification: 791.45/75
Contents:
Vol. 1: Episode 1: Et in Arcadia ego ; Episode 2: Home and abroad -- Vol. 2: Episode 3: The bleak light of day ; Episode 4: Sebastian against the world ; Episode 5: A blow upon a bruise -- Vol. 3: Episode 6: Julia ; Episode 7: The unseen hook ; Episode 8: Brideshead deserted -- Vol. 4: Episode 9: Orphans of the storm ; Episode 10: A twitch upon the thread ; Episode 11: Brideshead revisited.
Production Credits: Film editor, Anthony Ham ; music, Geoffrey Burgon ; costume designer, Jane Robinson ; production designer, Peter Phillips.
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Jane Asher, Nickolas Grace, John Grillo, Simon Jones, Charles Keating, Phoebe Nicholls, Jeremy Sinden, Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Stephane Audran, Mona Washbourne, John Le Mesurier, John Gielgud.Summary: Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates.
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DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital, digitally remastered.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Jane Asher, Nickolas Grace, John Grillo, Simon Jones, Charles Keating, Phoebe Nicholls, Jeremy Sinden, Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Stephane Audran, Mona Washbourne, John Le Mesurier, John Gielgud.

Film editor, Anthony Ham ; music, Geoffrey Burgon ; costume designer, Jane Robinson ; production designer, Peter Phillips.

From the novel by Evelyn Waugh, adapted by John Mortimer.

Originally broadcast on the U.K.'s ITV Network in 1981.

Contains all 11 episodes from the television mini-series.

Not rated.

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates.

Vol. 1: Episode 1: Et in Arcadia ego ; Episode 2: Home and abroad -- Vol. 2: Episode 3: The bleak light of day ; Episode 4: Sebastian against the world ; Episode 5: A blow upon a bruise -- Vol. 3: Episode 6: Julia ; Episode 7: The unseen hook ; Episode 8: Brideshead deserted -- Vol. 4: Episode 9: Orphans of the storm ; Episode 10: A twitch upon the thread ; Episode 11: Brideshead revisited.

Special features: The 2006 50-minute retrospective documentary "Revisiting Brideshead"; commentaries by Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, and Nickolas Grace (Episode 1), Anthony Andrews and Derek Granger (Episode 4); outtakes; companion guide; photo gallery; production notes; cast filmographies.

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