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The Sense of an Ending (2017)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery | 10 March 2017 (USA)
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A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

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Tony Webster
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Veronica Ford
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Margaret Webster
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Susie Webster
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Mr. Hunt
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A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, a violent image, sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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El sentido de un final  »

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$276,816 (USA) (24 March 2017)

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$1,235,432 (USA) (31 March 2017)
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At a festival screening in San Francisco, Ritesh Batra said that he had tea with Julian Barnes, author of The Sense of an Ending, ahead of filming. Batra was so nervous at meeting Barnes that he subsequently forgot most of their conversation, save for Barnes's parting line, spoken in jest: "Go ahead and betray me." See more »

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At the dinner scene set in the 1960s the Emily Mortimer character quotes from Larkin's poem Aubade. This poem was not published until December 1977. See more »

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Pretty bleak
27 May 2017 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

The best I can say about this film is it seemed real and the emotions were well portrayed. Jim Broadbent is a great actor and he was the film. There were no light moments in the film at all. Not one. Therefore it made me feel heavy and flat and I did not particularly enjoy it. It was watchable but not entertaining in the true sense of the word. Really a film I sat through to simply see how it ended. Waiting for the DVD to come out is a better option rather than seeing it at the cinema. This is one of those films that probably should have gone straight to DVD. Disappointing considering the great actors in it.


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