The Father

The Father
  • 2020
  • UK
  • 1h 37min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Florian Zeller
  • Written by: Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
  • Cast: Adnan Kundi, Anthony Hopkins, Evie Wray, Imogen Poots, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Colman, Olivia Williams, Ray Burnet, Rufus Sewell
  • UK release: 11 June 2021

Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) is 80, lives alone and refuses all help that his daughter Anne (Olivia Coleman) brings in. Things around him begin to change and he's starting to doubt himself, his family and his reality…

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This award-winning drama stars Antony Hopkins as a mischievous and highly independent father who, as he ages, refuses all assistance from his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman).

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The Father

7 Jun 20215 stars

Florian Zeller's double Oscar-winning drama features one of Anthony Hopkins' finest ever performances

Capturing the confusion of one of the most bitterly cruel of terminal conditions, The Father is an ingeniously constructed drama, the deeply impressive debut of French director Florian Zeller – already an acclaimed novelist and playwright. Co-scripted…

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15 Mar 2021

Nomadland, Minari, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Judas and the Black Messiah, The Father and Sound of Metal also feature heavily

The hype surrounding the biggest global celebration of film certainly feels less pronounced this year, with fewer big names starring in or helming prestige titles. Although partially a consequence of Covid disruption to the release schedule (alongside a…

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