Brideshead Revisited User Reviews

Current Rating: 4.21

Current Rating: 4.21

based on 38 votes and 7 reviews

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  • 5 stars It’s all there: privileged excess, religious tension, family obligations and young people grappling with their place in the world. Comparisons are inevitable for fans of the TV serial but I respectfully recommend bringing fresh eyes and an open mind to the big screen adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s book Brideshead Revisited, voted one of TIMES "All-time 100 Best Novels.” Filmed on location at Castle Howard, England and in Venice, Italy, this dense 135 minute film matches the beloved 1981 serial at every turn and includes a few new twists approved by the Waugh estate. Jeremy Irons may have been the quintessential Charles Ryder for 27 years but Matthew Goode’s Charles coolly grows up in fr
  • Boring and slooooo. It just doesn't get any LESS entertaining than this!
  • I have really enjoyed the movie. It is anything but boring. Very smart and has a great cast.
  • Mesmerizing adaptation, perfect casting and lush cinematopgraphy. This film version of the Waugh novel held me spellbound with its story of love, loss, and the power the Catholic Church. Ben Wishaw as Sebastion dominates, yet all the other actors are superb in their portrayals.
  • L-o-n-g boring film. Emma Thompson was great, but she didn't appear 'till half way thru the movie. Really disappointing movie. In the end, who cares what it was supposed to mean. Don't waste your time or money.
  • Cinematic perfection.
  • Just amazing.

Brideshead Revisited

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  135 min.
Release Date: July 25, 2008 (limited)
DVD: January 13, 2009

Current rating: Rating: 4.21
based on 38 votes and 7 reviews
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Cast: Matthew Goode, Ben Whishaw, Hayley Atwell, Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon