Atonement is a 2007 film adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel of the same name, directed by Joe Wright, and based on a screenplay by Christopher Hampton. It was released in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 7 September 2007, and in North America on 7 December 2007.

Briony (comfortingly):
Lola, can I tell you something? Something really terrible?

Lola (sobbing):
Yes please.