Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West
Genre: drama, romance
Runtime: 110 min.
Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic
romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an
awkward and fateful wedding night.
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
Awards & festivals:
Toronto International Film Festival — World Premiere