Briony Tallis - Atonement

I think we can all safely say that Briony Tallis (Saoirse Ronan) from Atonement takes the cake as one of the most annoying characters ever to grace the silver screen. In the story, Briony misinterprets an act of lovemaking between her older sister Cecilia (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy) as rape. To punish Robbie, the little beast blames a later act of rape on him, despite the fact she never saw the true assailant (a man who we later find out to be a family friend). Not only that, but in the novel, the whole scenario is taken a step further when the book opens up the possibility that Briony may have actually seen the attacker but made herself believe that she hadn't, a choice which would allow her to blame Robbie. However, whatever the case, all that matters is that she didn't see Robbie performing the crime (making it possible for her to make this list). Of course, Briony notifies the household in both versions, leading to Robbie's immediate arrest. In the end, both lovers never get a chance to reunite while Briony fails to apologize. Although Briony brings the two lovers together through her own fictional story entitled Atonement, it still doesn't cover the fact that she is still an annoying bitch.
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( Image taken from ndtv.com / August 27, 2012 )

I think we can all safely say that Briony Tallis (Saoirse Ronan) from Atonement takes the cake as one of the most annoying characters ever to grace the silver screen. In the story, Briony misinterprets an act of lovemaking between her older sister Cecilia (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy) as rape. To punish Robbie, the little beast blames a later act of rape on him, despite the fact she never saw the true assailant (a man who we later find out to be a family friend). Not only that, but in the novel, the whole scenario is taken a step further when the book opens up the possibility that Briony may have actually seen the attacker but made herself believe that she hadn't, a choice which would allow her to blame Robbie. However, whatever the case, all that matters is that she didn't see Robbie performing the crime (making it possible for her to make this list). Of course, Briony notifies the household in both versions, leading to Robbie's immediate arrest. In the end, both lovers never get a chance to reunite while Briony fails to apologize. Although Briony brings the two lovers together through her own fictional story entitled Atonement, it still doesn't cover the fact that she is still an annoying bitch.

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