On Chesil BeachIn the summer of 1962, a young couple from different social backgrounds are on the way. The film explores their journey from the courtship stage, exploring sex and what can be accompanied by their physical intimacy from the pressures of a tragic society which leads them to a wedding day full of embarrassment, tension and pessimism.
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Critic Reviews of "On Chesil Beach"Houston ChronicleJune 04, 2018
"On Chesil Beach" is PBS-tasteful in its approach, but its power rests in a restraint that makes what it builds to all the more moving.San Diego ReaderJune 01, 2018
What had been impossibly sweet becomes simply impossible, and old-fashioned mores prove unsuited to the task of navigating the emotional morass.Detroit NewsJune 01, 2018
"On Chesil Beach" clumsily deals with the issues it addresses.Chicago Sun-TimesMay 25, 2018
What a prestigious, understated, classy inducement to take a nap.Toronto StarMay 24, 2018
There's splendid acting across the board and assured direction by Cooke, a stage veteran making his feature debut...Chicago TribuneMay 24, 2018
What worked on the page, more or less, struggles on screen...FILMINK (Australia)July 18, 2018
...crackerjack script, and performances from the two leads which amount to a master class in great acting.El Mundo (Spain)July 03, 2018
Saoirse Ronan is sublime. [Full Review in Spanish]El Pais (Spain)June 29, 2018
It is very difficult to adapt the prose in McEwan's work, however On Chesil Beach is notable in this feat. [Full Review in Spanish]Cinemanía (Spain)June 25, 2018
Saoirse Ronan soars over the attempt to adapt an impossible love [story]. [Full review in Spanish]Film InquiryJune 22, 2018
The structure crafts a view of class and sex that's inquisitive and thorough, but its ambitious reach exceeds its grasp, and it certainly makes it clear that it was helmed and written by men.SensacineJune 18, 2018
The staging is worthy of a BBC TV movie, all slow, all measured. [Full Review in Spanish]
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