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On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach

This is how the entire course of a life can be changed: by doing nothing.
We could join the circus...
We could join the circus...
We follow a young couple of drastically different backgrounds during the summer of 1962. As they go through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy. This ultimately leads to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

109 minutes, No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence)
Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, Billy Howle, Samuel West, Adrian Scarborough
Director
Dominic Cooke
ScreenplayIan McEwan, from his novel
MusicDan Jones
CinematographySean Bobbitt
EditingNick Fenton
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byBBC Films, Number 9 Films

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageModerate, fairly frequent, abusive and conversational.
NudityMild to moderate, infrequent, in non-sexual context.
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceMild to moderate, infrequent, both physical and emotional, with verbal abuse.
PrejudiceLow impact, isolated incident, discriminating against Jewish culture.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / NudityViolenceBlood / Gore / GrossGuns /
Weapons
Profanity
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
Bad Attitude
Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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Jump ScenesTense Family ScenesMusic (Scary/Tense)Music (Inappropriate)Topics to talk about
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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ViolenceSexLanguage
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ConsumerismDrinking, drugs, smoking
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
What the Critics say
Cape Argus/The StarMichael O'Sullivan quote icon 5
Die BurgerLaetitia Pople quote icon 15
24.comAlex Isaacs quote icon 10
ScreenIt (USA)Jim Judy11
Metacritic.com32 critics12
RottenTomatoes.com107 critics13
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 14
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics 12
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Jeffrey M. Anderson quote icon 10
What the People say
RottenTomatoes.com377 users15
IMDB814 Netizens13
The Movie DBCommunity15
Average .. 60%12


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