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Past Event

Lotterywest Festival Films presents

The End of the Tour

Teeming with ideas to swell the heart and dazzle the mind, this film relives the 1996 meeting-of-minds between author, David Foster Wallace and hotshot journalist, David Lipsky.


M, 106 mins

Director James Ponsoldt

Tickets $12.50–$17

  • Drama

Show Date & Times

UWA Somerville 8.00pm*

  1. Feb M 15 *
  2. T 16 *
  3. W 17 *
  4. T 18 *
  5. F 19 *
  6. S 20 *
  7. S 21 *

ECU Joondalup Pines 8.00pm*

  1. Feb T 23 *
  2. W 24 *
  3. T 25 *
  4. F 26 *
  5. S 27 *
  6. S 28 *


Teeming with ideas to swell the heart and dazzle the mind, this film relives the 1996 meeting-of-minds between author, David Foster Wallace, who was hurtling to unprecedented fame for Infinite Jest, and hotshot journalist, David Lipsky. During their road trip through the wintry beauty of the American Midwest, these two smart but fragile minds debate everything, from art, writing and ego to candy, TV and Die Hard. It was, in Lipsky’s words, ‘the best conversation I ever had’ and now, thanks to two enthralling performances, it has borne one of the best films of the year.

Awards & Reviews

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, Sarasota Film Festival 2015

Cast & Crew / Artists

James Ponsoldt


Jason Segal


Jesse Eisenberg


Joan Cusack


Anna Chlumsky




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UWA Somerville

35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Show in Google Maps ›
08 6488 1732 or from 6pm nightly: 0410 699 075
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ECU Joondalup Pines

270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup Show in Google Maps ›
08 6304 5888 or from 6.30pm nightly 0407 420 503
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