Rent Atonement (2007)

3.5 of 5 from 941 ratings
1h 58min
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Synopsis:
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.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster
Writers:
Ian McEwan, Christopher Hampton
Others:
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
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
British Films, Drama, Romance
Countries:
UK
Awards:

2008 BAFTA Best Production Design

2008 BAFTA Best Film

2008 Oscar Best Music Original Score

BBFC:
Release Date:
04/02/2008
Run Time:
118 minutes
Languages:
English, Italian
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing, Italian
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Making-Of
  • Directors Commentary
  • Novel to the Screen Feature
BBFC:
Release Date:
17/05/2010
Run Time:
123 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Subtitles:
Cantonese, Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • 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

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

Spoiler Alert
19/05/2009

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.

Sensational film! - Atonement review by JT

Spoiler Alert
16/12/2017

A very watchable film that pulls at your heart strings. Makes you feel very lucky to have not been alive at that time regardless of wealth. A love story that's real in its time

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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