WHO’S IN IT?

Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs), Olivia Colman (The Favourite), Rufus Sewell (Judy), Imogen Poots (Vivarium), Mark Gatiss (Christopher Robin), Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Florian Zeller (film debut), director, writer; Christopher Hampton (Atonement), writer; Philippe Carcassonne (Coco Before Chanel), Simon Friend (film debut), Jean-Louis Livi (You Are So Beautiful), David Parfitt (Shakespeare in Love) and Christophe Spadone (film debut), producers; Ben Smithard (Viceroy’s House), cinematographer; Yorgos Lamprinos (Custody), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

80-year-old Anthony (Hopkins) is a feisty and fiercely independent man who refuses all assistance from his adult daughter Anne (Colman), who is actively looking for a carer to look after him when she moves to Paris. As Anthony struggles to make sense of his ever-changing surroundings, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind, and even his sense of reality…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

In a breath-taking directorial debut from playwright Florian Zeller, The Father is a devastating account of dementia as portrayed by a fantastic Anthony Hopkins in an Oscar-winning performance, alongside an equally fabulous Olivia Colman.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 11TH JUNE 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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