The Sense of an Ending

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Ritesh Batra
Production: CBS Films
  1 win.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min

I'll write to them.

Dad, no one writes

letters anymore.

So, I should probably warn you,

tonight will likely

feature lesbians.

I've known quite a number

of lesbians in my time,

thank you very much.

Artificially inseminated


I once knew

a pasteurized lesbian.

Just try not to say anything

too mental, will you?

The woman who runs the group

takes the whole thing

pretty seriously.

I'm sure she does.

Hi, I'm Tony. I'm this

evening's stand-in mother.

Standing in for the

mother of the mother.

You just rock with it.

And you will get a rhythm.

But, uh, not to worry.

I have been effectively


But the voice

of experience tonight.

Now the contraction comes.


Sit up.

Your contraction's coming.

Hi, I'm Susie.

This is my first.

And I'm expecting

a boy in October.

You're in the arms

of your protector

and your baby,

and it's going to be fine.

And I think I'm gonna

name him Joshua.




We've got another

surge that has started.


You okay there, dad?

So maybe if you come

further down.

That's it.

See, this is the other thing.

It depends if your partner's

agile or not agile...

You know,

or to get into position.

It's taking them

into consideration as well

and make whatever's comfortable

for the both of you.

Me, as well.

Yes. It was amazing.

And so much fun.

Wait here a sec.

I wanna give you something.

Oh, all right.


Male radio presenter:

There has, and continues to be

criticism of

the government's approach

to rebuilding Britain's economy.

And we're better placed

to withstand

an ideological drive

to shrink the state,

with some of the most

vulnerable people in society

paying the price.

Female presenter: A charge

that the ministers would,

of course, reject?

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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