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Movie poster image for "ON CHESIL BEACH"


Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, ON CHESIL BEACH 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. Starring Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan (LADY BIRD, BROOKLYN) and Billy Howle (DUNKIRK, THE SEAGULL). 

Directed By

Dominic Cooke

Written By

Ian McEwan


Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff

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