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Previously produced as a television mini-series in 1981.

8201833-A; 8201833-B; 8201833-C.

Based on the 1945 novel by Evelyn Waugh.

Adapter, John Mortimer; producer, Derek Granger; directors Michael Lindsay-Hogg and Charles Sturridge.

Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Stephane Audran, Mona Washbourne, John Le Mesurier, John Gielgud.

When Oxford undergraduate Charles Ryder meets the charismatic Sebastian Flyte it is the beginning of a devoted friendship, until Sebastian sinks deep into alcoholism and distances himself from those he loves. Charles escapes to Paris to train as an artist and ends up in an unhappy marriage. A chance reunion with Sebastian's sister Julia revives his love of life as they embark on an affair, only for their happiness to be shattered by the death of Julia's father.

Censhorship rating: PG.

PAL region 4.

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