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Atonement

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
S0004311283 DVD Ato
DVD Collection Mature   Griffith . Available .  
S0003017959 DVD Ato
DVD Collection Mature 422 Carrathool . Available .  
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Call Number DVD Ato
Title Atonement
Publication details [United Kingdom] : Universal Studios, 2007
Notes Based on the novel by Ian McEwan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: deleted scenes; making of; director commentary; novel to the screen.
Performing Artist James McAvoy, Keira Knightley
Notes In 1935, 13-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 note MA15+ - Strong language, strong themes
Subject Added Entry - Topical Atonement
Sisters England
False testimony England
Man-woman relationships England
Subject Added Entry - Geographic England
Personal Name Bevan, Tim
Wright, Joe 1972-
McAvoy, James 1979-
Knightley, Keira 1985-
McEwan, Ian
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