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It wasn't only Keira Knightley who ravished the eye in 'Atonement'. The film's setting left us swooning too.

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The 5-minute Interview: Benedict Cumberbatch, Actor

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Atonement (DVD)

Universal Joe Wright's lavish, Oscar-nominated adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel stars James McAvoy and Keira Knightley – as if you didn't know – as two lovers who are separated by the meddling of a younger sister (the Oscar-nominated Saoirse Ronan) and by the onset of the Second World War. The film has all the love, death, and class division that any award-voter could ask for, as well as images that are already iconic. What it lacks is emotion. In the book it's a wrench when the lovers are parted, and yet on screen the actors keep their upper lips as stiff as their starched collars.

Letters: Cycling fatalities

Lament for a brother killed while cycling on London streets

Jared Harris: The quiet man

The actor Jared Harris has the looks and charm of his hell-raising father, Richard. But, he tells James Rampton, that's where the resemblance ends

A cherub about the house

OMENS OF MILLENNIUM: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams and Resurrection by Harold Bloom, Fourth Estate pounds 15.99

A million blacks take capital in their stride

Rupert Cornwell witnesses a collective rite of revivalism in Washington 's biggest black rally since Martin Luther King
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