VIDEO | Ian McEwan discusses the challenges of adapting On Chesil Beach

The author of the novel talks about the adaptation of his book into film in 2018

“This is how the entire course of a life can be changed: by doing nothing.” On Chesil Beach, starring Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle, is directed by Dominic Cooke, four-time Olivier Award winning and BAFTA nominated theatre, TV and film director and writer. Ian McEwan has adapted the screenplay from his best-selling novel of the same name, which was shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize. In this interview, McEwan discusses with Hot Corn the challenges of adapting his book.

Interview by Greg Wetherall

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