Regeneration | 1998

Drama, Adaptation
During WWI, two of England's most influential poets meet.

Cast

... Dr William Rivers

Actor

... Siegfried Sassoon

Actor

... Billy Prior

Actor

... Wilfred Owen

Actor

... Sarah

Actor

... Dr Bryce

Actor

... Robert Graves

Actor

... Doctor Yealland

Actor

... Doctor Brock

Actor

... Campbell

Actor

... Miss Crowe

Actor

... Timmons

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Production Company

Emergency House

Production Company

Film Opticals of Canada (Toronto)

Production Company

Glasgow Film Fund

Production Company

Lyps Inc

Production Company

MHz Sound Design Inc

Production Company

Synopsis

Set in Scotland in 1917, near the end of World War I, the story follows the army psychiatrist William Rivers as he is assigned the task of treating eminent poet Siegfried Sassoon for shell shock. Sassoon has also published an article admonishing the leaders of the war movement from tranforming its goal from defense to aggression. Rivers has been encourage to find Sassoon unstable. However, while he tries to pursuade a retraction of the article, he only confirms the poet's sanity. If Sassoon does not retract, he runs the risk of being tried for treason.

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