To return him to the present, the horrors of the war and the memory of a young son he had lost to illness, would be cruel. While Baldry attempts to cope with the unfamiliar surroundings of his own home, he seeks out the company of an old flame from his childhood, Margaret Grey Glenda Jackson. He doesn't even remember the child. You can't help but watch Glenda play a dowdy housewife and the first true love of the Captain but they came from different classes. The story moves on to 1916. He appears at one final farewell party thrown by his wife, Kitty, and throughout he seems withdrawn and distant.
An expert in such matters, Doctor Anderson is summoned and examines the patient. The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. About the Actor Ann Margret, Julie Christie With several first rate actors and excellent filming, I was dismayed by the weak story and dialog, just not at all what I expected. Their quiet war is shattered by the unexpected visit of a Margaret Grey, who has been written to by Chris from his hospital bed. Running time 102 minutes Country United Kingdom Language English Budget £1,750,000 The Return of the Soldier is a 1982 British film starring as Baldry and co-starring , , , and about a officer's return from the. The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It was directed by and written by based on the by. Cast: , , , , Director: Alan Bridges Genres: Keywords: , , , , , , , , , ,. The traumatized soldier doesn't even recognize his own wife, Kitty Julie Christie , or remember their years together. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry Sir Alan Bates , returns from the front during World War I shell-shocked and suffering amnesia, not knowing who she is, and determined for a reunion with Margaret Grey Glenda Jackson , a working class lover from his past. Kitty is hurt and furious that he shows more interest in Margaret than in herself. Poor Bates deals with all of this by not dealing with it.
When Seth Michael Jai White , the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. This score conspires perfectly with the subtle, understated cinematography and with the poignant silences, which result from Bridges' admirably discrete direction of the film. Chris doesn't remember his own wife, Kitty, and instead shouts that he wants to see Margaret Grey. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and gloomy films with plots about amnesia, couples, war, husband wife relationship, murder, flashback and doctor mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Story: The returning soldier is amnesia victim Alan Bates, who remembers nothing of his life before suffering shell-shock--not even his long-term marriage to snooty Julie Christie. His amnesia also makes him a ready target for the affections of his older cousin, Jenny Ann-Margret.
Sir Ian Holm has a smaller role as the doctor treating him. While Baldry attempts to cope with the unfamiliar surroundings of his own home, he seeks out the company of an old flame from his childhood, Margaret Grey Glenda Jackson. Sight and Sound; London Vol. She is still a fantastic actress, comedy or drama. Following a quarrel, they had been forcibly parted, and had both ended up marrying other people.
You see familiar faces like Sheila Keith, Patsy Byrne, and Frank Finlay. In a nutshell, the story wasn't believable, and the script seemed to lack subtlety. This, West's first novel, has been adapted for the stage, too, by John van Druten, ten years after its first publication. The horrors of World War I have robbed returning veteran Chris Baldry Alan Bates of his memory. The cast includes Ann-Margret, Frank Finlay and Jeremy Kemp.
Julie Christie's character is too haughty and conceited snarl, snarl, snarl, who would want to be around her for a minute, let alone be married to her? Gilbert Anderson Sir Ian Holm to help unscramble her husband's feelings for the women in his new disoriented life, including his all-too caring cousin Jenny Ann-Margret , but ultimately, comes to realize that the man she knew is unreachable, as dead as the past for which he pines. But both Christie and Ann-Margret are challenged by a third woman, Bates' childhood sweetheart Glenda Jackson. Written by Before she went into politics or public service, Glenda Jackson was one of Britain's finest film actresses. His amnesia also makes him a ready target for the affections of his older cousin, Jenny Ann-Margret. Each member of the cast is somewhere between competent and excellent; they all handle the delicate nature of their characterisation - and of the plot - rather well. His former friends are strangers, despite their efforts to reach out to him.
Humiliated, his wife departs, not entirely convinced he isn't shamming his illness. A fairly faithful rendition of the Rebecca West novel on which it is based, Return of the Soldier ambles along at its own languid pace to a inconclusive conclusion. The traumatized soldier doesn't even recognize his own wife, Kitty Julie Christie , or remember their years together. He is more amused by simple pursuits, such as walking and staring into the river. Chris, however, finds all of these emotional entanglements difficult to deal with, so he retreats into the past.
Trapped in his past with his true love, his present wife, cousin and woman of his dreams all compete to bring him back to the present as each see fit for him to live out his life. West is known for a variety of other prose works including critical studies of Henry James and D. It was a labor of love. All hell breaks loose as Luc battles Seth and a deadly team of perfect soldiers in a struggle that pits man against machine and good against evil. Kitty Baldry Julie Christie is a haughty society queen with a tunnelled view of life.
He had been in love with her despite the opposition of his parents to her working-class roots. It is only when she studies the carefully that she realises it is genuine and that her husband is in fact in a hospital. Lawrence and, of course, for her liaison and subsequent ten year long 1913-23 partnership with H. Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. Alan Bates plays the captain who suffers from memory loss triggered by the shell shock during World War I.