About

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

7.8
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Directed by

Joe Wright

Written by

Christopher Hampton (Screenplay)
Ian McEwan (Novel)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, France

Language

English

Tagline

Torn apart by betrayal. Separated by war. Bound by love.

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship world war ii summer nurse loss of loved one based on novel or book book lie new love author mistake innocence flirt letter redemption wind twist dunkirk london blitz sepsis

Photos

Lists

#442 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#408 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Dario Marianelli

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Art Direction