|Atonement: When Briony Tallis, 13 years old and an aspiring writer, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she
misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the
son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for his time at Cambridge and now he plans on going to medical school.