Jordan's adaptation of Greene's famous novel, set in a moody 1946 London, tells the tale of novelist Maurice Bendrix (Fiennes). After a random meeting with the husband of his ex-lover Sarah (Moore), Bendrix is once again drawn into her web, trying to discover for himself the reason she aborted their relationship two years before. The reintroduction of Maurice into Sarah's life fills her with confusion, forcing her to come to terms with her past decision, and challenging her to objectively deal with her deteriorating health. Jordan (THE CRYING GAME) definitely turns up the steam for this one.
Pros: Beautifully filmed, period piece Cons: Hard to follow at first, melancholy, sexually explicit The End of the Affair is a real twist of a movie. All I knew about this movie was that it was about this World War II couple that were having an affair. What a shock it was to realize how much more it was than that. What this movie really is, is a haunting love story that involves several characters and their relationships with … more