Atonement

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From the award-winning director of Pride and Prejudice comes a stunning, critically acclaimed epic story of love. When a young girl catches her sister in a passionate embrace with a childhood friend, her jealousy drives her to tell a lie that will... read more
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From the award-winning director of Pride and Prejudice comes a stunning, critically acclaimed epic story of love. When a young girl catches her sister in a passionate embrace with a childhood friend, her jealousy drives her to tell a lie that will irrevocably change the course of all their lives forever. Academy Award® nominee Keira Knightley and James McAvoy lead an all-star cast in the film critics are hailing "the year's best picture" (Thelma Adams, US Weekly).

Original Release

08/28/2007

US Release

12/07/2007

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Cast

Keira Knightley Cecilia Tallis
James McAvoy Robbie Turner
Romola Garai Briony, 18 / Briony Tallis (Age 18)
Saoirse Ronan Briony Tallis, aged 13 / Briony Tallis (Age 13)
Brenda Blethyn Grace Turner
Vanessa Redgrave Older Briony / Briony Tallis (Age 77)
Juno Temple Lola Quincey
Benedict Cumberbatch Paul Marshall
Harriet Walter Emily Tallis
Alfie Allen Danny Hardman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Joe Wright

Writers

Christopher Hampton, Ian McEwan

Cast

Keira Knightley Cecilia Tallis
James McAvoy Robbie Turner
Romola Garai Briony, 18 / Briony Tallis (Age 18)
Saoirse Ronan Briony Tallis, aged 13 / Briony Tallis (Age 13)
Brenda Blethyn Grace Turner
Vanessa Redgrave Older Briony / Briony Tallis (Age 77)
Juno Temple Lola Quincey
Benedict Cumberbatch Paul Marshall
Harriet Walter Emily Tallis
Alfie Allen Danny Hardman
Jeremie Renier Luc Cornet
Anthony Minghella Interviewer
Tobias Menzies Naval Officer
Peter Wight Police Inspector
Gina McKee Sister Drummond
Tilly Vosburgh Mother of Evacuees
John Normington Vicar
Patrick Kennedy Leon Tallis
Peter McNeil O'Connor Police Sergeant
Daniel Mays Tommy Nettle

Producers

Liza Chasin Executive Producer
Richard Eyre Executive Producer
Robert Fox Executive Producer
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Ian McEwan Executive Producer
Tim Bevan Producer
Eric Fellner Producer
Jane Frazer Producer
Paul Webster Producer

Editors

Paul Tothill

2008 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Cinematography Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Art Direction Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Costume Design Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Won
2008 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Won
2008 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Won
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