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The Resource Atonement, 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 ; executive producers, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin

Atonement, 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 ; executive producers, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin

Label
Atonement
Title
Atonement
Statement of responsibility
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 ; executive producers, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin
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Director of photography
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Film editor
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1935, thirteen-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
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Awards note
Academy Awards, 2008: Best original score ; Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Best Motion Picture, Drama ; Best Original Score, Motion Picture.
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TEFMT
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videorecording
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Atonement (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Seamus McGarvey ; production designer, Sarah Greenwood ; film editor, Paul Tothill ; costume designer, Jacqueline Durran ; music by Dario Marianelli
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for disturbing war images, language and some sexuality
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; Subtitled in English for the deaf and hearing impaired [SDH]
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
A86646468 2008
PerformerNote
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, Jérémie Rénier, Michelle Duncan, Julia West
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  • 1952 September 19-
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  • 1994-
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  • Wright, Joe
  • Bevan, Tim
  • Fellner, Eric
  • Webster, Paul
  • Hampton, Christopher
  • Eyre, Richard
  • Fox, Robert
  • McEwan, Ian
  • Hayward, Debra
  • Chasin, Liza
  • McAvoy, James
  • Knightley, Keira
  • Garai, Romola
  • Ronan, Saoirse
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Blethyn, Brenda
  • Temple, Juno
  • Cumberbatch, Benedict
  • Kennedy, Patrick
  • Walter, Harriet
  • Wight, Peter
  • Mays, Daniel
  • Anozie, Nonso
  • McKee, Gina
  • Renier, Jérémie
  • Duncan, Michelle
  • West, Julia
  • McGarvey, Seamus
  • Greenwood, Sarah
  • Tothill, Paul
  • Durran, Jacqueline
  • Marianelli, Dario
  • McEwan, Ian
  • Focus Features
  • Studio Canal
  • Relativity Media
  • Working Title Films
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
123
Series statement
Focus Features four-star collection
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  • McEwan, Ian
  • McEwan, Ian
  • Atonement
  • Sisters
  • False testimony
  • Man-woman relationships
  • England
  • Country life
  • Adolescence
  • Youth
  • Hermanas
  • Encarcelamiento ilegal
  • Adolescence
  • Atonement
  • Country life
  • False testimony
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Sisters
  • Youth
  • England
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Atonement, 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 ; executive producers, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin
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Note
  • Released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the novel by Ian McEwan
  • Bonus 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes -- Bringing the past to life: The making of Atonement -- From novel to screen: Adapting a classic -- Feature commentary with director Joe Wright -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
ocn191825450
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 3 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9786311884867
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025193328526
  • 025192337284
  • 00025193328526
  • 025193328625
  • 065935815860
  • 00025193328625
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 61033285
  • 61176083
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)191825450
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Atonement, 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 ; executive producers, Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the novel by Ian McEwan
  • Bonus 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Deleted scenes -- Bringing the past to life: The making of Atonement -- From novel to screen: Adapting a classic -- Feature commentary with director Joe Wright -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 ; French Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Control code
ocn191825450
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 3 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9786311884867
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025193328526
  • 025192337284
  • 00025193328526
  • 025193328625
  • 065935815860
  • 00025193328625
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 61033285
  • 61176083
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)191825450
System details
DVD, NTSC ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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