A seemingly unremarkable man in his sixties named Harold (Jim Broadbent) one day learns that his old friend Queenie is dying. He goes to mail a letter, only to keep walking, much to the despair of his wife Maureen (Penelope Wilton). Adapted from the 2012 novel by Rachel Joyce. Cinematography by Kate McCullough (The Quiet Girl). This is the fifth AFF film featuring Jim Broadbent (The Lady in the Van, Another Year, The Damned United, The Young Victoria and Pride.
Thanks to our Season Sponsor Rastin's Pharmacy
Proceeds to Ancaster Community Services
Time: 108 min
BUY TICKETS HERE: will go online shortly
It's a non-religious pilgrim story about the power of hope and faith. A movie that celebrates everyday joys and human connection. The perfect pick-me-up tonic for tough times. Larushka Ivan-Zadeh/Metro Newspaper (UK)
It is immediately one of the great movies about ageing and regret, up there with 45 Years and The Straight Story. Kevin Maher/Times (UK)
Here's Oscar winner Jim Broadbent giving arguably the performance of his illustrious career -- an actor made for the long road playing a man on that very route. Harry Guerin/RTÉ (Ireland)
On the eve of the Second World War, two of the greatest minds on the twentieth century, C.S. Lewis (Matthew Goode) and Sigmund Freud (Anthony Hopkins) converge for their own personal battle over the existence of God. FREUD’S LAST SESSION interweaves the lives of Freud and Lewis, past, present, and through fantasy, bursting from the confines of Freud’s study on a dynamic journey. Directed by Matthew Brown (The Man Who Knew Infinity).
Proceeds to the Ancaster Community Services
Thanks to our Season SponsorL Rastin's Pharmacy
Time: 122 min
BUY TICKETS HERE: tickets for sale online shortly
Nomination: Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins) - Movies for Grownups Award
Just when you think you know everything Hopkins can do, he digs down and comes up with something new. Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle
Freud's Last Session is a film for those who enjoy acting at its finest. Richard Proeps/The Independent Critic
The script also tells us an enormous amount about these two men, both in what they say and what they don’t. By the conclusion, we have a good idea of what they believe, why they believe it, and how they feel about the other. Tim Brennan/About Boulder
Anthony Hopkins gives another mesmerizing performance as Sigmund Freud, during his (wholly conjectured) meeting with author and Christian convert C.S. Lewis. Christopher Lloyd/The Film Yap
About 170 titles of past Ancaster Film Fest selections are available for loan at Rastin's Pharmacy.