ON CHESIL BEACH
Genre: Drama, Romance
Rating: M 109’ mature themes, sex and nudity
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff
Director: Dominic Cooke
Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
“These fine actors vividly bring McEwan’s troubled lovers to life.” David Stratton The Australian
“…crackerjack script, and performances from the two leads which amount to a master class in great acting.” Filmink (Australia)