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Epic love story set against the First World War. As Stephen Wraysford fights in the terrifying death-filled trenches of northern France, he is haunted by memories of a lost love.

Sebastian Faulks' epic love story set against the First World War is adapted for the screen for the first time.

As Stephen Wraysford fights in the terrifying death-filled trenches of northern France, he is haunted by memories of Isabelle Azaire, the woman with whom he had an illicit and all-consuming affair during a summer in France before the war.

1 hour, 25 minutes

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Fri 18 May 2012 01:40

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Role Contributor
Director Philip Martin
Director Philip Martin
Producer Lynn Horsford
Producer Lynn Horsford
Executive Producer Juliette Howell
Executive Producer Juliette Howell
Writer Abi Morgan
Writer Abi Morgan
Stephen Wraysford Eddie Redmayne
Isabelle Clemence Poesy
Jack Firebrace Joseph Mawle
Jeanne Marie-Josee Croze
Captain Gray Matthew Goode
Rene Azaire Laurent Lafitte
Captain Weir Richard Madden
Monsieur Berard Patrice Thibaud
Madame Berard Isabelle Gomez
Lisette Azaire Clara Grebot
Gregoire Azaire Maxime Roussel
Private Douglas George MacKay
Evans Simon Nehan
Shaw Daniel Cerqueira
Turner Sean McKenzie
Private Tipper Thomas Turgoose
Private Brennan Rory Keenan
Tyson Paul Rattray
RSM Price Nick Moss
Lebrun Mate Szabo
Private Byrne Matthew Aubrey
Marguerite Piroska Molnar

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