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THE FATHER

2021 OSCAR NOMINEE: Best Picture; Best Actor in a Leading Role - Anthony Hopkins; Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Olivia Colman; Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Film Editing; Best Production Design

2021 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE: Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, Anthony Hopkins; Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture, Olivia Colman; Best Screenplay – Motion Picture 

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? The Father warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.


The Father (2020 / Coproduction: Great Britain, France)

Directed by: Florian Zeller
Written by: Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
Based on the play The Father by Florian Zeller
Cast: Olivia Colman, Anthony Hopkins, Mark Gatiss
Coproduction: Great Britain, France
Languages: English
Runtime: 97 min
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics


Now playing at the Angelika Film Center in NYC and the Nuart Theatre in LA.

Available at BAM virtual cinema on March 26, 2021

Available on premium video on demand March 26, 2021
 

 

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