From the award winning director of Pride and Prejudice comes a stunning, critically acclaimed epic story of love. When a young girl catches her sister in a passionate embrace with a childhood friend, her jealousy drives her to tell a lie that will irrevocably change the course of all their lives forever. Academy Award® nominee Keira Knightley and James McAvoy lead an all-star cast in the film critics are hailing the years best picture (Thelma Adams, US Weekly).

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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
888 Ratings
888 Ratings

83% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.4/10
  • Fresh 177
  • Rotten 36

Critics Consensus: Atonement features strong performances, brilliant cinematography, and a unique score. Featuring deft performances from James MacAvoy and Keira Knightley, it's a successful adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Stellar literary adaptation too mature for kids.

Cast & Crew

Screenwriter
Christopher Hampton

Information

Studio
Focus Features
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2007 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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