On Chesil Beach (2017) Movie poster and book cover compared.

On Chesil Beach

Dominic Cooke, 2017

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On Chesil Beach
Ian McEwan, 2007

On Chesil Beach is a movie directed by Dominic Cooke in 2017 and based on the book of the same name by Ian McEwan, first published in 2007. The movie features Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff, Samuel West, Adrian Scarborough, and others.

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“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.3

/ 10

Movie Poster: On Chesil Beach (Dominic Cooke, 2017)

7.1

/ 10

Book Cover: On Chesil Beach (Ian McEwan, 2007)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of On Chesil Beach, the 2007 book by Ian McEwan.

On Chesil Beach

Read by: Ian McEwan

Storyline

In 1962, Edward Mayhew and Florence Ponting first meet after graduating from their respective universities. He is a historian and rock-and-roll lover; she a classical violinist with her own quartet. They fall in love quickly, meet each other’s families, and eventually decide to get married, despite their differences in background and social status.

Movie vs Book

Poster of On Chesil Beach, the 2017 movie by Dominic Cooke

Year

2017

Minutes

110

Movie Rate

6.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

On Chesil Beach

Country: UK

Year: 2017

Length: 1h50m

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Cover of On Chesil Beach, the 2007 book by Ian McEwan

Year

2007

Pages

166

Book Rate

7.18

S: Goodreads

Book

On Chesil Beach

Country: UK

First published in: 2007

Length: 166 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of On Chesil Beach, the 2017 movie by Dominic Cooke

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6 votes

2 votes

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Cover of On Chesil Beach, the 2007 book by Ian McEwan

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