Atonement (2007)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Romance


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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.


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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Joe Wright

Writers:

Ian McEwan (novel), Christopher Hampton (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Richard Eyre was originally attached to direct the project. However, as time passed he became busy with another film project and stage play. The producers and himself decided that, if they could find a director they all approved of, he would hand the project ... ...


Quotes

Briony Tallis, aged 13: I finished my play.


Goofs

When Cecilia and Robbie are in the restaurant drinking tea, Robbie has a full cup. Then the camera moves. When the camera goes back to him and he starts to drink the tea, there is no tea in the cup at all.


Crazy Credits

The title types itself out like on a typewriter.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Mystery | Romance | War

Details

Release Date:

11 January 2008

Language

English, French


Country of Origin

UK, France, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,634,065 (UK) (9 September 2007)

Gross:

$50,927,067 (USA)

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