Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: Ian McEwan

Children Act, The (2017)

Title: The Children Act
Rating: R
Directed by: Richard Eyre
Written by: Ian McEwan
Based on the novel by: Ian McEwan
Starring: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, and Fionn Whitehead
Release Date: 9/14/2018
Running Time: 105 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?
As her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work – should she force a teenage boy, Adam (Fionn Whitehead), to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Roger for this submission


On Chesil Beach (2017)

Title: On Chesil Beach
Rating: R
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Written by: Ian McEwan
Based on the novel by: Ian McEwan
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Adrian Scarborough, Emily Watson, and Samuel West
Release Date: 5/18/2018
Running Time: 110 minutes

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IMDb

What did you think of this film?
Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centers on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No