THE SENSE OF AN ENDING
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THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Directed by Ritesh Batra

Info

Director: Ritesh Batra
Section: Spotlight
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2016
Language: English
Version: Original version with German subtitles
Cast: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery, Billy Howle
18+

Logline

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Based on the award-winning novel by Julian Barnes: Tony Webster is a grumpy old divorcee who spends his retirement embarrassing his daughter Susie during Lamaze. But then his past catches up with him: The mother of his first great love Veronica bequeaths him a diary that catapults Tony out of the present into the past, with fatal consequences.

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Meet the director

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING

Ritesh Batra

Ritesh Batra was born in 1979 and grew up in Mumbai. He majored in economics at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and worked as a consultant at Deloitte before studying film at NYU, dropping out after three years. His Arab-language short CAFÉ REGULAR, CAIRO (2012) won prizes at Chicago and Tribeca, before his feature debut THE LUNCHBOX (2013) became a hit at Cannes and went on to win a string of awards and international release.

Credits

Screenplay: Nick Payne
Original Material: Julian Barnes
Director of Photography: Christopher Ross
Film Editor: John F. Lyons
Composer: Max Richter
Production Designer: Jacqueline Abrahams
Costume Design: Odile Dicks-Mireaux
Sound: Mitch Low
Producer: David Thompson, Ed Rubin
Production Company: Wild Bunch Germany
World Sales: FilmNation Entertainment
Distributor: Wild Bunch Germany