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Cine Babies: On Chesil Beach (15)

Thursday 14 June 2018

Cine Babies: On Chesil Beach (15)

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  • Director Dominic Cooke
  • Origin United Kingdom
  • Year 2018
  • Duration 105 minutes
"A completely heartbreaking story brought to exquisite life via immaculate writing, directing and acting" - Washington Post

England, 1962. Two young lovers marry and begin their honeymoon on the Dorset coast. Edward (Billy Howle – Dunkirk) and Florence (Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird) hail from very different backgrounds but, deeply in love, the full complexity of their relationship only becomes clear on their wedding night as they struggle to reconcile their approaches to sex. Confused, uncertain and hopelessly ill-equipped to talk honestly of their fears and desires, they do not yet know that this tragi-comic situation will shape their lives. A beautifully precise and searching film fascinated by the repressive effects of ‘propriety’ – a notion still hard at work in English society in the early ‘60s.

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his own Booker Prize-winning novella.

Cine Babies
Screenings for parents/carers with babies under 12 months old.

Cine Babies cinema tickets for adults are £7.00 or £6.00 concessions, tickets for babies are free. To enable entrance, join QUAD's Cine Babies club by downloading the Cine Babies membership form and returning it to QUAD Box Office with either the baby's birth certificate or red book. We advise all new customers to register either over the phone or in person at their earliest convenience to limit any chance of delays at Box Office on the day. 

Cine Babies films are not available to book online, please contact QUAD Box Office on 01332 290 606

There is no general admittance for these screenings. Following customer feedback, Cine Babies films are now subtitled.

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