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Birdsong

Birdsong

Lafitte, Laurent, actor; Poesy, Clemence, actor; Hooper, Nicholas, music; Redmayne, Eddie, actor; Martin, Philip, director; Faulks, Sebastian, book author

Two-part TV adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel, charting a doomed love story played out against the backdrop of World War One. In 1910 Englishman Stephen Wraysford (Eddie Redmayne) travels to Amiens, France, to stay at the family home of wealthy factory owner Rene Azaire (Laurent Lafitte). While there, he begins a passionate affair with Rene's young wife, Isabelle (Clemence Poesy), eventually convincing her to leave her abusive husband for him. Years later, long after events have conspired to send them both their separate ways, Stephen, now witnessing the full horror of life on the Western Front, decides to make contact with the only woman he ever loved

DVD. English. Television : Drama.
Published Universal/Playback, 2012
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Details

Statement of responsibility: director, Philip Martin; writer, Sebastian Faulks; writer, Abi Morgan
EAN: 5050582929874
BBFC classification: 15
Note: Subtitles for hard of hearing.
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Note: Made in 2012.
Note: Based on the novel by Sebastian Faulks.
Note: Credits: executive producer, Sebastian Faulks; music, Nicholas Hooper; cinematographer, Julian Court.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Clemence Poesy, Laurent Lafitte, Clara Grebot, Joseph Mawle, Maxime Roussel, Patrice Thibaud, Isabelle Gomez, George MacKay, Simon Nehan.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5050582929874
Publisher Number: 8292987