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118 minutes


Period and Historical


English (English subtitles)


Adapted from the Ian McEwan novel, this epic tale of love, betrayal and guilt begins in 1935 at the country house of the wealthy Tallis family. Older sister Cecilia has a blossoming romance with housekeeper's son Robbie but 13-year-old Briony is mystified by their passion. After a misunderstanding, Briony accuses Robbie of a terrible crime. The repercussions of her actions will be felt by many, and over several decades. Will she ever find a way to atone for her wrongdoing?

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15 Classification

Contains very strong language, bloody injuries and moderate sex.

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