The movie ‘Atonement’ is actually a 2007 film. It is a romantic movie that explores the areas of war and drama as well. ‘Atonement’ was directed by the talented director Joe Wright (also known his works Peter Pan origin story). This movie has seen the contribution in production by Tim Bevan (who is a New Zealand British film producer), Eric Fellner (famous English film producer), and Paul Webster (British film producer). This film has been adopted from the novel which goes by the same name and has been beautifully penned by Ian McEwan in the year 2001.
The story revolves around the budding lovers Cecilia Tallis and Robbie Turner. Due to some falsified statement developed by Cecilia’s younger sister, Briony who was basically envious of the partner, the couple is torn apart. This does not have an easy result for Briony or the pair.
As a result, they all face the repercussions of the same. Among them, Robbie comes to face with the highest share of pain. He is jailed for a crime that he is accused of committing. Later on, World War II strikes and they all face the effects of it. The question remains unanswered in our minds whether the pair is united at the end or not? To avail the answer, one needs to watch the movie.
Where to watch ‘Atonement’?
The movie ‘Atonement’ is now easily accessible on Netflix for anyone who wants to watch it. It is 123mins (2 hours and 3 minutes) minutes long film. The film has its lyrical notes offered by Dario Marianelli (is an amazing Italian composer). The production companies StudioCanal and Working Title Films have their involvement in the movie. ‘Atonement’ was shot in England and was first released on 29th August 2007. For distributing the movie globally, Universal Studios was involved and it was released across the United Kingdom on 7th December 2007. Three months later; on 7th December 2007; this movie was showcased across the theatres of the United States. It went on to be displayed in France on 9th January 2008.
Who played what role in ‘Atonement’?
The cast members in the movie were James McAvoy who played Robbie Turner, Keira Knightley who played the role of Cecilia Tallis, Saoirse Ronan who played the character of Briony Tallis, Romola Garai is also Briony but for the younger age of 18, Vanessa Redgrave is seen as older Briony, Brenda Blethyn is displayed as Grace Turner who is actually Robbie’s mother and the housekeeper of the family of Tallis, Juno Temple in the shoes of Lola Quincey, Benedict Cumberbatch paints the role of Paul Marshall, Patrick Kennedy paints the character of Leon Tallis, Harriet Walter as Emily Tallis, etc are some of the frequently seen actors. For more updates, stay tuned.