The Sense of an Ending
CAST: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter DIRECTOR: Ritesh Batra CAPTIONED ON WEDNESDAYS
Tony Webster (Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love (Rampling) and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago. Based on the novel by Julian Barnes.
The melodrama alone conveys the writer's conviction that even in old age one's understanding of life can be swept away in an instant.J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
More than anything, The Sense of an Ending reinforces Batra as a keen observer of small moments.Steve Greene, indieWire