On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach (2018)

A different time. A different love.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2018-01-19
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 174 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Number 9 Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

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  • Saoirse Ronan

    as Florence Ponting
  • Billy Howle

    as Edward Mayhew
  • Anne-Marie Duff

    as Marjorie Mayhew
  • Adrian Scarborough

    as Lionel Mayhew
  • Emily Watson

    as Violet Ponting
  • Bebe Cave

    as Ruth Ponting
  • Samuel West

    as Geoffrey Ponting
  • Anton Lesser

    as Reverend Woollett
  • Anna Burgess

    as Anne Mayhew
  • Bernardo Santos

    as Cinema Couple
  • Jonjo O'Neill

    as Phil
  • Christopher Rob Bowen

    as Cricket Captain
  • David Olawale Ayinde

    as Wigmore Audience Concert Attendee
  • Nadia Townsend

    as Older Chloe
  • Ty Hurley

    as Wigmore Concert Attendee
  • Philip Labey

    as Bob
  • Bronte Carmichael

    as Young Chloe Morrell
  • Oliver Johnstone

    as Ted
  • Mike Ray

    as Cricket Spectator
  • Imogen Daines

    as Jenny
  • Victoria Hamnett

    as Elsbeth
  • Claire Ashton

    as Recital Visitor
  • Mia Burgess

    as Harriet Mayhew
  • Mark Donald

    as Charles Morrell
  • Rasmus Hardiker

    as Waiter 2
  • Terenia Edwards

    as Tina
  • Tamara Lawrance

    as Molly
  • Esther Coles

    as Woman in Soho
  • Caroline Garnell

    as Audience Member Wigmore Hall Concert
  • John Ramm

    as Postman Terry
  • David Cradduck

    as Train Driver
  • Daniel Boyd

    as Jack
  • Martin Bratanov

    as Blues Club
  • Claudia Jolly

    as Jane
  • Tony Lucken

    as Man in Soho
  • John Kinory

    as Oxford academic
  • Simon North

  • Nigel Eaton

    as Employee in suit
  • Martin Bassindale

    as Harold Mather
  • Marianne Cecil

    as Young Florence
  • Andy Burse

    as Waiter One
  • Toby Dantzic

    as Bridal Shop Assistant
  • Roseanna Leathley

    as Dana
  • Barney Iley

    as Timothy
Production Robert Jones Executive Producer
Production Stephen Woolley Producer
Production Nina Gold Casting
Writing Ian McEwan Screenplay
Writing Ian McEwan Novel
Camera Sean Bobbitt Director of Photography
Production Caroline Levy Co-Producer
Sound Dan Jones Music
Production Elizabeth Karlsen Producer
Editing Nick Fenton Editor
Costume & Make-Up Keith Madden Costume Design
Art Suzie Davies Production Design
Directing Dominic Cooke Director
Art Susannah Brough Art Direction
Art Charlotte Dirickx Set Decoration
Art Keely Lanigan-Atkins Assistant Art Director