On Chesil Beach (M)

On Chesil Beach movie poster

A powerful, insightful drama about two people, both defined by their upbringing, bound by the social mores of another era centres on Florence and Edward, a young couple in their early twenties. Now on their honeymoon, they learn about the differences between them – their attitudes, temperaments and their drastically different backgrounds. Out on the beach on their fateful wedding day, one of them makes a major decision that will utterly change both of their lives forever.

Written by Ian McEwan, adapted from his own 2007 Booker Prize-nominated novella of the same name.

"These fine actors vividly bring McEwan’s troubled lovers to life." - DAVID STRATTON

"A completely heartbreaking story brought to exquisite life via immaculate writing, directing and acting" - LA TIMES

"A solid drama made from a stellar book, but if you see it even just for the two performances, you won't be disappointed." - ROGEREBERT.COM

"Holds the viewer in its genteel grip" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"a lyrical and rapturous film - a repressed passion play, funny, delicate and heartbreaking" - VARIETY

"a tender and valuable film, well acted, with a shrewd eye for how naive you can be in your early 20s, how impatient, how pompous, how tragicomically un-self-aware." - GUARDIAN

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West

Director: Dominic Cooke


Ticket Prices

  • 2D screenings:
    Adults $12 • Seniors $11 • Children (aged 3 to 12) $10 • Two movies same day/person $20 - includes tea or coffee (3D films excluded)
  • 3D screenings:
    All tickets $13 or $45 for family of four (max two adults, children aged 3 to 12)
  • NT Live:
    Adults $25 • Seniors $23 • Full-time students/children $15 • Student groups (10+) $12 each
  • MET Opera:
    Adults $28 • Seniors $23

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