FILM TITLE: ON CHESIL BEACH
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L N S V
DISTRIBUTOR: STER KINEKOR ENTERTAINMENT
DIRECTOR: DOMINIC COOKE
MAIN CAST: SAOIRSE RONAN, EMILY WATSON, ANNIE-MARIE DUFF
LANGUAGE: MODERATE, FAIRLY FREQUENT, ABUSIVE AND CONVERSATIONAL
NUDITY: MILD TO MODERATE, INFREQUENT, IN NON-SEXUAL CONTEXT
PREJUDICE: LOW IMPACT, ISOLATED INCIDENT, DISCRIMUNATION AGAINST JEWISH CULTURE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: MILD TO MODERATE, INFREQUENT IS BOTH PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WITH VERBAL ABUSE
BLASPHEMY: NONE
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THIS DRAMA WITH AN UNDERLYING TONE OF SEXUALITY HAS COMPLEX AND MATURE THEMES WHICH ARE SENSITIVELY HANDLED AND EXPLORE FRIGIDITY DYSFUNCTION, LOST OPPORTUNITIES IN MARRIAGE DUE TO PRIDE AND A LACK OF EMPATHY, PAST TRAUMA AND ABUSE, RESULTING IN DEEP REGRET AND BEING UNFULFIELD. THESE THEMES EXPLORES THROUGH A SERIES OF FLASHBACKS WHICH COULD RESULT IN CONFUSION TO A YOUNGER LESS COGNITIVELY MATURE AUDIENCE.
THEMES OF FAMILY DYSFUNCTION WHICH INCLUDES VERBAL ABUSE BY PARENTS COULD BE DISTRESSING AND UPSETTING TO VIEWERS BELOW THE AGE OF 16 YEARS, WHO MAY NOT UNDERSTAND THE FULLER CONTEXT.