Original title: On Chesil Beach Director: Dominic Cooke Screenplay: Ian McEwan Director of Photography: Sean Bobbitt Producer: Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley Editor: Nick Fenton Music: Dan Jones Country: United Kingdom Year of production: 2017 Length (min): 110 Language: English Subtitles: Czech Sales: The Festival Agency Section: Central Park
This sensitive drama focuses on a young couple on their honeymoon in early 1960s. But in the hotel with a view of the beach, the newlyweds realize they're far from ready for their wedding night. With humor and sadness, the film reveals how deeply the norms and expectations of an era are imprinted on the young generation. The renowned British writer Ian McEwan adapted his own novel into the screenplay.