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Testament of Youth
- 2h 10m
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Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it's a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Testament of Youth is well-acted and beautifully filmed, adding up to an enriching if not adventurous experience for fans of British period dramas.
Somehow, Vikander sells it all, not with braying and big gestures, but with vulnerability, sinceri...
June 25, 2017
Testament of Youth isn't a typical biopic; it's a heartfelt manual on forging ahead.
June 25, 2017
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Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Testament of Youth is a historical drama based on Vera Brittain's same-titled memoir about being young during World War I. The story of her life as an aspiring Oxford student, bride-to-be, and battlefield nurse is both heartrending and violent. It shows the horror of trench warfare -- young men bloodied and missing limbs, blind, and in various stages of injury -- and many characters die, some in terrible pain, bleeding, and calling for loved ones. Expect some drinking and historically accurate smoking, but there's no sexual content aside from a few passionate kisses between Vera (Alicia Vikander) and her beau/fiance. And the language is tame ("bloody," "sod off"), so it's really just the violence that will determine whether your teen is ready to see this war drama/romance.
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- Release Date:June 5, 2015
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD