PELHAM, N.Y. -- The Picture House Regional Film Center in Pelham will present an advance screening of the new film "The Sense of an Ending" on Tuesday, Feb. 28, with a post-film Q&A with director Ritesh Batra.
Adapted from the Booker Prize-winning novel by Julian Barnes, "The Sense of an Ending" tells the story of Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent), divorced and retired, who leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that Veronica (Charlotte Rampling), the mother of his university girlfriend, left in her will a diary kept by his best friend who dated Veronica after she and Tony parted ways.
Tony’s quest to recover the diary, now in Veronica’s possession, forces him to revisit his flawed recollections of his friends and of his younger self.
The film is rated PG-13 and has a running time of one hour and 48 minutes. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Following the screening, the Picture House's critic-in-residence Marshall Fine will moderate a discussion and Q&A with the film's director Ritesh Batra.
Batra is a BAFTA Award-nominated writer-director known widely for his debut feature film "The Lunchbox" starring Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Nimrat Kaur, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and won the Grand Rail d’Or.
Tickets to this special screening and discussion are $15 for general admission, $12 for students, seniors and members; they are available at www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham.