A completely heartbreaking story brought to exquisite life via immaculate writing, directing and acting.
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On Chesil Beach

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, On Chesil Beach 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.

Played at

Monica Film Center, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Music Hall, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Playhouse 7, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Town Center 5, 6.08.18 - 6.14.18
Rated R
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 105 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Stephanie Zacharek, TIME Magazine
There’s nothing sadder than a couple who can’t talk things through, and it’s particularly wrenching to watch young people struggle with the dance steps of this elusive life skill. In Dominic Cooke’s contemplative drama 'On Chesil Beach,' the young people in qu...