Rent Atonement (2007)

3.5 of 5 from 931 ratings
1h 58min
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Through a series of catastrophic misunderstandings, Robbie Turner (James McAvoy) is accused of a crime he did not commit. This accusation destroys Robbie and Cecilia's (Keira Knightley) new found love and dramatically alters the course of their lives.
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Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster
Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton
Dario Marianelli, Danny Hambrook, Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer, Seamus McGarvey, Ivana Primorac, Paul Hamblin, Paul Tothill, Catherine Hodgson, Becki Ponting, Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer, Jacqueline Durran
Universal Pictures
British Films, Drama, Romance

2008 BAFTA Best Production Design

2008 BAFTA Best Film

2008 Oscar Best Music Original Score

Release Date:
Run Time:
118 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
English, Italian
English Hard of Hearing, Italian
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Making-Of
  • Directors Commentary
  • Novel to the Screen Feature
Release Date:
Run Time:
123 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Joe Wright
  • Bringing the Past to Life: The Making of Atonement
  • From Novel to Screen: Adapting a Classic
  • Feature Commentary with Director Joe Wright

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Reviews (8) of Atonement

Historical drama - Atonement review by Rubber Ducky

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Keira Knightley's society girl falls in love with James McAvoy's intelligent, but working class, character. They have a very brief affair before younger sister, Briony, makes up all sorts of stories about him. The plot continues into the second world war and is quite moving but also brutal at times. The denouement, with Vanessa Redgrave playing an elderly Briony, is absolutely stunning.

4 out of 6 members found this review helpful.

Some of the UK's finest on top form - Atonement review by Kurtz

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A faithful and visually stunning adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel, featuring great performances by the two leads and a healthy dose of unreliable post-modern storytelling. It’s always watchable and beautifully acted right down the cast list, but its fractured narrative doesn’t always hang together- the Dunkirk sequence is mind-boggling, for example, but it doesn’t move the story on at all, and the terrible injustice meted out to McAvoy’s Robbie is really just a standard “toffs v.plebs” episode, with Benedict Cumberbatch literally twirling his moustache as the posh villain in the background. Minor gripes, though, because "Atonement" is a richly entertaining movie with a powerful emotional punch.

4 out of 4 members found this review helpful.

3 Outstanding Female Performances - Atonement review by TB

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A young teenage girl misunderstands things and only years later she finally understands what her doing has caused. Briony is played by 3 actresses and what performances - worth watching just for this reason.

2 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

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