“I m Thinking of Ending Things” is a psychological film directed by Charlie Kaufman (famous work includes Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). This American film is produced by Stephanie Azpiazu, Anthony Bregman, Charlie Kaufman, and Robert Salerno (popular American film producer). This movie also revolves around the theme of horror and showcases the screenplay by Charlie Kaufman. The film is actually adapted from a 2016 novel with the same name which was penned by the author Iain Reid (who won the RBC Taylor Emerging Award).
This movie first launched in the theaters on 28th August 2020 and in a couple of days, it was aired on Netflix on 4th September 2020. ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ is approximately 134 mins (2 hours and 14 minutes) in length which owes its lyrical contribution to Jay Wadley. This American movie has its cinematography skills rendered by Łukasz Żal (a famous Polish cinematographer). The psychological movie has its best scenes chosen by Robert Frazen (who won the 1995 Eddie Award). The production companies involved with this horror film are Likely Story (originally from New York with offices in Los Angeles L.A.) and Projective Testing Service.
What is the outline of the film “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”?
In the movie, we come across not so happy couple, Lucy and Jake. We see that they are on a journey to Lucy’s parents’ farmhouse. This farmhouse besides being located in some shady place is highly private property. In fact, a lot of emotions are conveyed from the title of the movie itself “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” in advance. Moreover, the character of Lucy is highly hypocritical as she does all that she says she would not.
In one scene she tells us that she does not like reciting poems while in the next scene we see her reading one. In fact, she is not sure about her boyfriend who she had started dating only recently but cannot see any future with him. In addition to that, Jake who tries to do weird stuff like read her mind immediately startles Lucy. The dialogues in the film are filled with quotations and passages.
Who will we see in the Movie?
The chief characters include Jesse Plemons as Jake, Ryan Steele playing the character of dancing Jake, Jessie Buckley playing the role of young woman, Unity Phelan seen as the dancing young woman, Toni Collette plays the character of the mother, David Thewlis plays the role of father, Guy Boyd displays the role of a janitor, Frederick E.
Wodin displays the character of dancing janitor, Hadley Robinson in the shoes of Laurey and Tulsey Town girl, Gus Birney as Aunt Eller and Tulsey Town girl 2, and Abby Quinn plays the role of Tulsey Town girl 3. Have you watched this movie yet? Did you enjoy it?