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The Father

Prepare to be blown away not just by Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins’ committed, award-winning performance as a man grappling with a memory-ravaging condition, but by the casting, editing and production design that serve to put the audience in his shoes. A poignant and perceptive piece of cinema.

Directors

  • Florian Zeller

Writers

  • Florian Zeller
  • Christopher Hampton

Cast

  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Olivia Colman
  • Mark Gatiss
  • Imogen Poots
  • Rufus Sewell
  • Olivia Williams

Synopsis

Living defiantly alone and distrustful of the carers that his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman) employs to look after him, 80-year-old Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) is content to stay in his flat and mind his own business. But care becomes increasingly necessary as his grip on reality falters and he begins to forget not just where he is, but who he is.