On Chesil Beach (15)

on chesil beach

From the archive

This film was last shown on 14 June 2018

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel of the same name, Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird, Brooklyn) and Billy Howle (The Sense of an Ending) star as a young newlywed couple in the summer of 1962. Flashbacks follow the pair through their idyllic courtship, as the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

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Director
Dominic Cooke
Country
UK
Year
2018
Duration
110 mins
Cast
Anne-Marie Duff, Emily Watson, Saoirse Ronan

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