[United States] : PBS, c2012.
1 videodisc (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.1 surround.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Title from container.
"A Masterpiece classic"--Container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2011.
Based on the novel "Birdsong" by Sebastian Faulks.
Special features: The love story; behind the scenes; the war story.
Eddie Redmayne, Clémence Poésy, Joseph Mawle, Anthony Andrews, Marie-Josée Croze, Laurent Lafitte, Richard Madden.
Producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay, Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin.
The story of Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman who arrives in Amiens in Northern France to stay with the Azaire family and falls desperately in love with Isabelle Azaire. They begin an illicit and all-consuming affair, but the relationship falters. Years later, Stephen finds himself serving on the Western Front in the very area where he experienced his great love. He must learn to endure the ravages of war and make peace with his feelings for Isabelle.
MW, 4-12; 6-12(add)
Masterpiece theatre (Television program)