n African Journal of Psychiatry - Brideshead Revisited, film directed by Julian Jarrold, produced by Robert Bernstein, Douglas Rae and Kevin Loader, screenplay by Andrew Davies and Jeremy Brock : movie review

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1994-8220



'Be careful what you wish for, because your wish might just come true...' a dear friend once told me. How true those words are when having seen Brideshead Revisited, the film adaptation of the book with the same title written by Evelyn Waugh in 1945. Set in prewar England the film tells the story of Charles Ryder (played by Matthew Goode), a first year student reading history at Hertford College, Oxford University and his 'entry' into the strange and turmoil filled world of the Marchmain peerage with their magnificent country seat, Brideshead.

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