Testament Of Youth

Testament Of Youth
Testament Of Youth




124 minutes


Based on a true story, Drama, War Films



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Spanning 1900-1925, this is a loving adaptation of anti-war campaigner Vera Brittain’s classic memoir. Raised in a middle-class family in the English countryside, she successfully defies her parents and society norms by winning a scholarship to Oxford University. Her brother Edward introduces her to Roland, who shares her passion for literature and the two inevitably fall in love. However their lives are cruelly disrupted by the onset of World War One, both boys being sent to the front and Vera abandoning her studies to become a nurse. Confronted with the violent realities of war, we watch Vera adjust to the dramatic shifts in her life. With an impressive cast who all went on to stardom, this excellent drama captures the experiences of medical staff during the war as well as providing a portrait of feminism in the early 20th century.

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