Harry Potter alum Jim Broadbent discusses ‘Sense of an Ending’ film from Julian Barnes’ book

This image released by CBS Films and Lionsgate shows Charlotte Rampling, left, and Jim Broadbent from, “The Sense of an Ending,” a film based on the novel by Julian Barnes. (Robert Viglasky/CBS Films and Lionsgate via AP)

The brief, torrential affair of a young student named Tony Webster (Billy Howle) with a girl named Veronica Ford (Freya Mavor) ends poorly due to a double-cross of one of Tony’s best friends followed by a letter filled with vitriol. And a diary. A diary that will become the crux of the narrative of the new…