The Sense Of An Ending
Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Freya Mavor, Michelle Dockery & Emily Mortimer
Director: Ritesh Batra
Running Time: 108 minutes
Certificate: 15 - contains suicide references
"Barnes’s novel is a tricky book to put onscreen but this thoughtful adaptation does a compelling job. This is a mature film with excellent performances, not only from Broadbent and Rampling, but also from the superb Harriet Walter"
- Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"What resonates is Broadbent’s outstanding performance; he gives The Sense of an Ending a mesmerizing centre and as a character study, the film sings"
- Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian
"By dispensing with the book’s red herrings, Batra actually sharpens the emotional dynamics. Rampling, as so often, takes a small part and makes it seem vast. Tony and his frenemies are a peculiar bunch. Hang out with them while you can"
- Charlotte O’Sullivan, Evening Standard
"The film evokes Andrew Haigh’s masterly 45 Years. Both films plough similar terrain of regrets and buried secrets, both feature finely crafted performances by veteran actors. This is involving storytelling"
- Wendy Ide, The Observer
Starring Oscar winner Jim Broadbent and Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling, The Sense of an Ending is based on the Man Booker Prize-winning novel by Julian Barnes.
From acclaimed director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox), it is a deeply moving and uplifting story about the paths chosen in life, and the power of memory, love and forgiveness.