Drama/Romance – 2020 – UK – 101 Minutes – Roadside Attractions – PG-13
The intimate, intense and loving story of HOPE GAP charts the life of Grace (Annette Bening), shocked to learn her husband (Bill Nighy) is leaving her for another after 29 years of marriage, and the ensuing emotional fallout the dissolution has on their only grown son (Josh O’Connor). Unraveled and feeling displaced in her small seaside town, Grace ultimately regains her footing and discovers a new, powerful voice.
Written & Directed by William Nicholson
Annette Bening powers potent story of the breakup of a longtime marriage in riveting film with exceptional acting. – Deadline Hollywood Daily
An affecting, well-acted and timely film. – Flickering Myth
Considerably more nuanced and mature than your typical relationship drama. – Variety
Hope Gap excels in these personal revelations that hinge upon the actors’ performances and the sorrow of pain endured complemented by the recognition of pain wrought. – The Film Stage
A satisfying watch with a lovely cinematic ending. – The Film Experience