Atonement

(2007)

On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy), the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony's incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives.

‘Atonement’ Brings the Drama to DVD and HD DVD on March 18th

You can bring this Oscar-nominated film home in March in a few different formats. Atonement is coming to DVD and HD DVD on March 18. We don't have any pricing or cover art details at this time, but we do know that the HD DVD will be a HD DVD/DVD combo disc. The films stars Keira Knightley, James McAvoy and Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan.

On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy), the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony's incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives.

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Director Joe Wright Signs Universal Deal

Universal Pictures and Working Title has signed a two-picture deal with Atonement director Joe Wright. According to Variety, Dreamworks is also attached to Wright's next film, The Soloist.

Before Wright became a directing sensation, he was a successful small screen director in the U.K. Wright's debut film; Pride & Prejudice which received four Academy Award nomination's including Best Picture. The talented Keira Knightley has starred in both of Wright's critically acclaimed films.

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CONTEST: Take Home the ‘Atonement’ Soundtrack CD

Atonement is currently in theaters and racking up award nominations left and right. The soundtrack for this critically acclaimed film was also recently released, and we're giving away this disc, composed by Dario Marianelli with piano accompaniment by Jean-Yves Thibaudet, to our readers. Click below to win this new CD.

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‘Atonement’ Trailer Hits the Web

Focus Features has released a brand new trailer for Joe Wright's upcoming romantic drama Atonement.

On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy), the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony's incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives.

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