R | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
The opening film of the 2007's Venice Film Festival. Director Joe Wright, at 35, is the youngest director to have a film open this prestigious event.
Briony Tallis, aged 13:
I finished my play.
Newsreel footage from the War mentions Queen Elizabeth. Some have incorrectly assumed that it refers to Queen Elizabeth II, who was crowned in 1952. However, the film shows the future Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, wife of King George VI, who was called Queen Elizabeth at the time.
The title types itself out like on a typewriter.
£1,634,065 (UK) (9 September 2007)
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