Enter into the story of lovers torn apart by World War I in this adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel.
Ch. 5.1 – Sunday at 9:00 pm (4/22 & 4/29)
Ch 9.1 – Tuesday at 8:00 pm (4/24 & 5/1) & Saturday at 10:00 pm (4/28 & 5/5)
This adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel about lovers torn apart by World War I stars Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn/ The Pillars of the Earth) as Stephen Wraysford, whose fiery, romantic pre-war affair with married Frenchwoman Isabelle Azaire (Clemence Poesy, Harry Potter) has an enduring effect on him as he fights in the trenches and longs to see her again.
It also stars are Matthew Goode (Brideshead Revisited), Anthony Andrews (The King’s Speech), Marie-Josée Croze (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Joseph Mawle (Murder on the Orient Express), and Laurent Lafitte (Little White Lies).
Part 1 – Sunday, 4/22 at 9:00-10:30pm
In 1910, Englishman Stephen Wraysford goes to France to study textile manufacturing and falls in love with a factory owner’s bewitching wife, Isabelle. Amid the shellfire of the Western Front in 1916, his memories of the past haunt him.
Part 2 – Sunday, 4/29 at 9:00-10:30pm
Stephen and his men go over the top in one of the bloodiest battles ever recorded, the Battle of the Somme. Will he survive and will he be reunited with Isabelle, the Frenchwoman he loved before the war?