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Testament of youth

Testament of youth

West, Dominic, 1970- actor; Brittain, Vera, book author; Atwell, Hayley, actor; Richter, Max, music; Harrington, Kit, actor; Kent, James, director

Adaptation of Vera Brittain's autobiography. In 1913, Brittain (Alicia Vikander) is set to take up a place reading English at Somerville College, Oxford, but with the outbreak of the Great War and the enlisting of her fiancé (Kit Harrington) and brother Edward (Taron Egerton), she instead opts to sacrifice her studies and become a volunteer nurse, working at the Western Front. Here Brittain witnesses the harsh realities of war first hand, undergoing a series of horrific experiences which will have a lasting influence on her life

DVD. English. Feature : War.
Published Lionsgate UK, 2015
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Available at Battersea Library, Putney Library and Roehampton Library.

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Statement of responsibility: director, James Kent; producer, Rosie Alison; producer, David Heyman; writer, Juliette Towhidi
EAN: 5055761905007
BBFC classification: 12
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Note: Made in 2015.
Note: Based on the autobiography by Vera Brittain.
Note: Credits: music, Max Richter; cinematographer, Rob Hardy.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Hayley Atwell, Kit Harrington, Dominic West, Alicia Vikander, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson, Colin Morgan, Anna Chancellor, Taron Egerton, Joanna Scanlan, Charlotte Hope, Jonathan Bailey.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5055761905007
Publisher Number: LGDR95202