Hope Gap

1074 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3X3, Canada


Ottawa Premiere the Week of September 18th!

A couple’s visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother. Written and directed by the 2x Oscar nominated screenwriter of Gladiator, and Shadowlands! Starring 4x Oscar nominee Annette Bening, 2x BAFTA winner Bill Nighy, and Empire Awards winner Josh O’Conner!

Cabourg Romantic Film Festival: Grand Prix: Best Film nominee!

4/4 Stars! “Hope Gap is pithy, engaging, and insightful—the kind of movie we desperately need more of.” (Observer)

3.5/4 Stars! “Annette Bening delves into a great role…an elegant three-character drama” (Seattle Times)

“Featuring brilliant performances from Bill Nighy and four-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening, this exquisite drama from writer-director William Nicholson will resonate with anyone who has ever navigated the choppy waters of long-term love…you couldn’t ask for a more perfect pairing than Bening and Nighy” (TIFF)