In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. Live and unscripted, William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal would usher in a new era in public discourse.
THE END OF THE TOUR tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest.
In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellan) grapples with the diminishing powers of his mind. Holmes comes to rely upon his housekeeper's young son as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love.
Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After undergoing reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face, one similar but different enough that her former husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld), doesn’t recognize her.