BrionyTallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Production Year: 2007
December 19, 2013 08:15 (KSA) ~ December 19, 2013 07:15 (CLT)
When BrionyTallis, 13 years old and an aspiring writer, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening.
She thus sets into motion a series of misunderstandings that will have lasting repercussions for all of them.
Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind.
They paid for his time at Cambridge and now he plans on going to medical school.
After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant.
When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed.
- Keira Knightley
- James McAvoy
- Vanessa Redgrave
- Brenda Blethyn
- Saoirse Ronan
Directed by: Joe Wright
Rating: R for disturbing war images, language and some sexuality