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Title Atonement [videorecording] / Universal ; Focus Features presents in association with StudioCanal and Relativity Media a Working Title production ; directed by Joe Wright ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton ; executive producers, Richard Eyre, Robert Fox, Ian McEwan, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin ; director of photography, Seamus McGarvey.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Atonement    ---  Inventory in Progress
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Focus Features four-star collection [DVD]
Entertainment DVD
Note Based on the novel by Ian McEwan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Rated R; for disturbing war images, language and some sexuality.
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 Co-producer, Jane Frazer ; production designer, Sarah Greenwood ; film editor, Paul Tothill ; costume designer, Jacqueline Durran ; music by Dario Marianelli ; music supervisor, Nick Angel ; casting by Jina Jay.
Cast James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Juno Temple, Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Kennedy, Harriet Walter, Peter Wight, Daniel Mays, Nonso Anozie, Gina McKee, Jeremie Renier, Michelle Duncan.
Summary In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. Her adolescent emotions and vivid imagination lead her to accuse a family friend of a crime he did not commit, leading to tragedy and the disruption of several lives. As Briony grows older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed.
Language In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture - Drama ; Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Dario Marianelli)
Subject Atonement -- Drama.
Sisters -- England -- Drama.
False testimony -- England -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- Drama.
England -- Drama.
Added Author Wright, Joe, 1972-
Bevan, Tim.
Fellner, Eric.
Webster, Paul.
Hampton, Christopher, 1946-
Eyre, Richard, 1943-
Fox, Robert, 1952-
McEwan, Ian.
Hayward, Debra.
Chasin, Liza.
McGarvey, Seamus, 1967-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Knightley, Keira, 1985-
Garai, Romola, 1982-
Ronan, Saoirse, 1994-
Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946-
Temple, Juno, 1989-
Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976-
Kennedy, Patrick, 1978-
Walter, Harriet.
Wight, Peter, 1950-
Mays, Daniel, 1978-
Anozie, Nonso, 1979-
McKee, Gina, 1964-
Renier, Jeremie.
Duncan, Michelle, 1978-
Marianelli, Dario.
McEwan, Ian. Atonement.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Focus Features.
Studio Canal.
Relativity Media.
Working Title Films.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 2519332852
Music No. 61033285 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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