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Brideshead Revisited

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Emotions seethe behind stiff upper lips in this sumptuous adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited about a sheltered painter (Irons) and his encounters with the posh inhabitants of the titular estate. EXTRAS
A retrospective reveals that Irons was originally cast in Andrews’ aristo role and lord of the manor Laurence Olivier griped about ”Johnny Gielgud” getting ”the better part.” Director Charles Sturridge gives an unclad Irons a foot massage while shooting a sex scene. Plus, pies-in-the-face outtakes!