Brideshead Revisited

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • None

Evelyn Waugh's 1945 novel about an English aristocratic family inspired this multipart drama, among the most acclaimed miniseries ever produced. The sumptuously mounted, brilliantly performed story chronicles the friendship between an artist and the disturbed son of a wealthy family. It was originally presented by PBS's `Great Performances.'

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The Bleak Light Of Day Trailer
01:59 — Back at Oxford, Charles and Sebastian both fall into a funk. Lady Marchmain enlists a tutor and Charles to watch over wayward Sebastian, but Sebastian (more…)
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01:59 — Early spring 1944. Army captain Charles Ryder, an artist in civilian life, prepares to transport his dispirited company to brigade headquarters at a s (more…)
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02:00 — Looking for Sebastian, Rex Mottram visits Charles in Paris and tells him that Lady Marchmain is seriously ill and the family's fortune is dwindling. R (more…)
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01:57 — Now a successful painter, Charles gets a commission from Bridey to paint the Marchmain family's London house, which is being torn down so the land can (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 18, 1982
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Evelyn Waugh's 1945 novel about an English aristocratic family inspired this multipart drama, among the most acclaimed miniseries ever produced. The sumptuously mounted, brilliantly performed story chronicles the friendship between an artist and the distur… (more)

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