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Title Atonement [videorecording] / Focus Features presents in association with Studiocanal and Relativity Media a Working Title production ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton ; directed by Joe Wright.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD366    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Atonement    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Focus Features four-star collection
Focus Features four-star collection.
Note Full screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the novel by Ian McEwan.
Special features: deleted scenes with commentary from director Joe Wright; bringing the past to life: the making of Atonement; from novel to screen: adapting a classic; feature commentary with director Joe Wright.
Credits Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; editor, Paul Tothill ; music, Dario Marianelli ; costume designer, Jacqueline Durran ; production designer, Sarah Greenwood.
Cast James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Julia West, Harriet Walter.
Summary In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for disturbing war images, language and some sexuality.
System Details DVD.
Language In English, Spanish and French ; with English, Spanish and French subtitles.
Subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of hearing.
Awards Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture - Drama ; Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Dario Marianelli)
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Bevan, Tim.
Fellner, Eric.
Webster, Paul.
Hampton, Christopher, 1946-
Wright, Joe, 1972-
Ronan, Saoirse, 1994-
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946-
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Walter, Harriet, 1950-
Knightley, Keira, 1985-
Garai, Romola, 1982-
Marianelli, Dario.
McEwan, Ian. Atonement.
Focus Features.
Working Title Films.
Relativity Media.
Studio Canal.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 025193328526
Music No. 61033286 Universal
61033285 Universal

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