On Chesil Beach

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ON CHESIL BEACH is the new British drama film directed by Dominic Cooke in his motion picture directorial debut. Ian McEwan adapted his own 2007 Booker Prize-nominated novella set in 1962 . It stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle. The film tells about young spouses Florence and Edward, who destroy their marriage because of fear of intimate relations.

The film has received positive reviews, praising both Ronan and Howle’s performances. On review aggravator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 70% based on 10 reviews.


On Chesil Beach
  • Cast
  • Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff
  • Director
  • Dominic Cooke
  • Genre
  • Drama
  • Classification
  • M, 110 mins
  • Distributor
  • Transmission Films

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