Return of the Soldier
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Return of the Soldier
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. Spinsterish Ann-Margret, who has long harbored a fondness for Bates, hopes to take advantage of his memory loss. But both Christie and Ann-Margret are challenged by a third woman, Bates' childhood sweetheart Glenda Jackson. Poor Bates deals with all of this by not dealing with it. 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… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An exquisite screen version of Rebecca West's 1918 novel."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The costumes are marvelous."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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