Episode #231: On Less-Ambiguous Beach

Dorin and Kendyl discuss the film adaptation of On Chesil Beach (2017), author intent, and how very cringy we felt watching it.

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On Chesil Beach (2017)

  • Written by Ian McEwan
  • Directed by Dominic Cooke
  • Starring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, and Emily Watson
  • Based on the novel by Ian McEwan, covered on episode #228

Questions of the Week: Did you feel the ending was forced? Did you read asexuality in the story?

For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Brooklyn (2015), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), and Carrie (2013).

Next: Commentary: Ocean’s 11 (1960)

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