Adapted from Olivia Manning's highly regarded autobiographical novels Fortunes of War is a landmark production featuring two of the most respected leads on screen Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet) and Oscar winner Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility) as a newly married couple surviving the pressures of a world changed by war.Esteemed British professor Guy Pringle arrives in Romania in 1939 with his wife Harriet and soon becomes enmeshed in the politics of anti-fascism. It is not long before the British Secret Service enlists him on a number of dangerous assignments that will not only test his resolve but compromise the delicate fabric of his marriage. Drawn into the heady mix of wartime intrigue a downtrodden prince is cordially invited to stay at the Pringle house hold setting the tone fora mesmerising tale of betrayal and deceit against a backdrop of uncertainty and the ever present turmoil of WWII.
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Number of Discs: 3
Region: 4 (Australia & New Zealand)
Released: 1st June 2011
Running Time: 402.0 mins