On Chesil Beach

109 minutes

Directed by: Dominic Cooke

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson and Anne-Marie Duff

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, this 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

"Saoirse Ronan excels" - Den of Geek

"There's splendid acting across the board and assured direction by Cooke, a stage veteran making his feature debut" - Toronto Star

"Saoirse Ronan is exquisite" - Independent IE

"Saoirse Ronan may be the keenest, subtlest, smartest actress under 30 working in movies today." - The New York Times