The Pictures/On Chesil Beach

By philip
Monday, 28th January 2019
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Time: 2:30pm

The film opens in 1962 on the day of the wedding of Florence (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward (Billy Howle). Staying in a Dorset hotel on the titular beach, they nervously circle the inevitable intimacy that the day demands. With the impending consummation as a framing device, the film flashes back to flesh out who they are and how they met.