Charlotte Rampling

Palm Springs International Film Festival opens new worlds for audiences and filmmakers

Palm Springs International Film Festival opens new worlds for audiences and filmmakers

The Palm Springs International Film Festival had its opening screening and party on Thursday night with the world premiere of “The Sense of an Ending,” director Ritesh Batra’s adaptation of Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize-winning novel starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Dockery, Emily Mortimer and Harriet Walter.

Broadbent plays a man whose past gets dredged up when he receives a letter saying he is to inherit the diary of an old friend. This causes him to re-engage with a long-lost first love (Rampling), but also to come to terms with how he has possibly misremembered events from decades ago to assuage feelings of responsibility...

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