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45 Years


The greatest love story of the year. Give Charlotte Rampling the Oscar.

— Teo Bugbee, The Daily Beast

SIMPLY DIVINE. There's screen acting and then there's what the legendary Charlotte Rampling is doing.

— David Fear, Rolling Stone

Actresses of Rampling's caliber shouldn't have to wait so long for roles this good.

— Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

A TRIUMPH. A powerful and brilliant look at marriage and what it means to love someone over many years.

— Dave Calhoun, Time Out

An emotional tour de force in its evocation of the past’s devastating romantic power. Charlotte Rampling is an actress of extraordinary intelligence and sensitivity, with a rare, charismatic beauty.

— Mary Gaitskill, T Magazine

EXCELLENT. As affecting as anything I’ve seen in many years.

— Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal

A masterpiece of truthful observance and elegant understatement.

— Rex Reed, New York Observer

QUIETLY EXPLOSIVE. Represents classic filmmaking at its best. A masterclass in understated acting.

— Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

Presented by Sundance Selects | United Kingdom | Dec 23rd, 2015 | 95 MINS | UR

How well can you really know your partner—even after decades of marriage? That’s the question at the heart of this emotional tour-de-force from acclaimed director Andrew Haigh (Weekend). Screen legends Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay star as Kate and Geoff, a couple preparing to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. But a stunning revelation—the body of Geoff’s former lover has been discovered fifty years after she fell from a mountain in the Swiss Alps—suddenly changes everything. Consumed with questions about her husband’s past, Kate reconsiders everything she’s known about her entire marriage and, as the anniversary party draws nearer, finds herself at a potentially life-changing crossroads. Boasting virtuoso, career-defining performances from Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, winners of Best Actress & Actor at the 2015 Berlinale, 45 Years is a searingly honest, emotionally stunning portrait of the mysteries that lie at the heart of every relationship.


  • Andrew Haigh


  • Tristan Goligher


  • Andrew Haigh
  • David Constantine