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On Chesil Beach (2018)


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A solid drama made from a stellar book, but if you see it even just for the two performances, you won't be disappointed.

September 22, 2017 | Full Review…

The lead actors are both marvellous... Yet the film's most impressive performance might come from director Dominic Cooke, who has delivered an assured, wistful debut.

September 8, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Holds the viewer in its genteel grip from start to almost finish.

September 8, 2017 | Full Review…

Away from the beach and away from the raw honesty it forces out of its stars, On Chesil Beach heads towards shallow, cold waters.

September 8, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

It's a lyrical and rapturous film - a repressed passion play, funny, delicate and heartbreaking.

September 8, 2017 | Full Review…

On Chesil Beach presents a deeply moving story with intricate ramifications and a big secret at the heart of its storyline, but the film somehow fails to ignite the same feelings and emotions as the book does.

October 25, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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