As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

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  1. Joe Wright


  2. Ian McEwan


  3. Christopher Hampton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley

    Cecilia Tallis

  2. James McAvoy

    James McAvoy

    Robbie Turner

  3. Romola Garai

    Romola Garai

    Briony Tallis (Age 18)

  4. Saoirse Ronan

    Saoirse Ronan

    Briony Tallis (Age 13)

  5. Brenda Blethyn

    Brenda Blethyn

    Grace Turner

  6. Vanessa Redgrave

    Vanessa Redgrave

    Briony Tallis (Age 77)

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 3m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $129,266,061.00

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Release Information

  • August 29, 2007
    R, Theatrical



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