On Chesil Beach (R )

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Movie Information

ReleaseMay 18thGenreDrama / Romance Runtime1:50DirectorDominic Cooke CastSaoirse Ronan,
Billy Howle


Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centers 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.