Julian Barnes' Booker Prize-winning novel "The Sense of an Ending" will be coming to the big screen. According to the Hollywood Reporter,
Barnes' 163-page novel, released in 2011, drew widespread praise from critics, and was nominated for a Costa Book Award. Writing for The Times, Martin Rubin called the book a "little jewel of conciseness and precision," and said that it "packs into so few pages so much that the reader finishes it with a sense of satisfaction more often derived from novels several times its length."
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the movie will be directed by Ritesh Batra, the Indian filmmaker whose debut feature, "The Lunchbox," was a hit at the
Christine Langan, head of BBC Films, expressed enthusiasm for the project, saying, "It's been a thrill to watch Nick's first screenplay take shape and to match his brilliantly engaging adaptation of Julian's intriguing novel with such an exciting filmmaker as Ritesh."