The Return of the Soldier
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The Return of the Soldier
Based on Rebecca West's novel, this drama centers on World War I soldier Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), who returns from battle suffering from shell shock. An amnesia victim, Baldry doesn't remember anything about his life and vents his bitterness on his pretentious wife, Kitty (Julie Christie). Meanwhile, an attractive older woman (Ann-Marget) and Baldry's childhood sweetheart (Glenda Jackson) both set out to steal Baldry away from Kitty.

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"An exquisite screen version of Rebecca West's 1918 novel."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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