Screening: Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, 9:45pm
Directed by Dominic Cooke
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, and Emily Watson
Running Time: 110 mins
Synopsis: 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. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Adrian Scarborough, Emily Watson, and Samuel West.
“It’s a lyrical and rapturous film – a repressed passion play, funny, delicate and heartbreaking.” – Owen Gleiberman, Variety
“The lead actors are both marvelous.” – Mark Medley, Globe and Mail