30.09. - 09.10.2021

Hope Gap United Kingdom 2019 | 100 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

William Nicholson

WILLIAM NICHOLSON (*1948) is a British writer. His screenplays for "Shadowlands" and "Gladiator" were nominated for Oscars.

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Scenes from a marriage: Annette Bening and Bill Nighy star in a razor-sharp drama about a couple united in the pain of separation. It's supposed to be a relaxed weekend, but when Jamie (Josh O'Connor) visits his parents Grace (Annette Bening) and Edward (Bill Nighy) in their house on the Sussex coast, he has no idea that it will change his life for ever. No sooner has he arrived than his father confesses that he plans to leave Jamie’s mother, his wife of more than 30 years. The initial shock soon turns to anger and a painstaking search for mistakes ensues. Against the backdrop of the chalk cliffs of Sussex a verbal exchange of blows begins, with trenchant barbs and tender contempt which shake the family to the core.
Original title: Hope Gap
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: William Nicholson
Screenplay: William Nicholson
Cast: Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, Josh O'Connor, Aiysha Hart, Ryan McKen, Sally Rogers, Nicholas Burns
Producer: David M. Thompson, Sarada McDermott
Director of Photography: Anna Valdez-Hanks
Music: Alex Heffes
Production Design: Simon Rogers
Editor: Pia Di Ciaula
Sound: LipSync Post
Costume design: Suzanne Cave
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Tobis Film
World Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Production: Screen Yorkshire; Sampsonic Media; CMI; Lipsync; Origin Pictures
Contact: Charlotte Makris, Tobis Film:


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