HBO's 'Parade's End' Miniseries Teaser: Love and Loss During World War I (Video)

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HBO has released a thirty-six second teaser trailer for miniseries Parade's End, a sweeping World War I tale. 

The five-part HBO-BBC miniseries, which is based on a series of novels by author Ford Madox Ford, stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall in a plot that centers on "a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette," according to the IMDb synopsis. 

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The series will be directed by Susanna White and was penned by screenwriter Tom Stoppard, who also wrote the screenplay for this year's big-screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel Anna Karenina

Stoppard described writing Parade's End earlier this year to the U.K.'s The Telegraph newspaper as "closer to writing a play than anything I’ve ever written for the screen."
 
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