The Father – Screening on July 30th, and August 1st – 5th!
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Academy Awards – Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), and Adapted Screenplay award winner! Plus, nominated for Best Motion Picture, Supporting Actress (Olivia Colman), Production Design, and Film Editing!
BAFTA Awards – Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), and Adapted Screenplay award winner! Plus, nominated for Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Production Design, and Editing!
British Independent Film Awards – Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins), Screenplay, and Editing award winner! Plus, nominated for Best British Independent Film, Director, and Production Design!
98% Certified Fresh! “Led by stellar performances and artfully helmed by writer-director Florian Zeller, The Father presents a devastatingly empathetic portrayal of dementia.” (Rotten Tomatoes)
5 Stars! “gripping and audacious, twisting the conventions of narrative storytelling to match the awful effects of the disease it’s portraying…Hopkins is extraordinary…Zeller proves he’s a natural filmmaker, orchestrating a Wagnerian opera of emotion based entirely around an old man in a flat.” (Empire)
4/4 Stars! “brings an emotional and stirring story to screen with heartrending results…Hopkins and Colman deliver some of the finest work in either of their illustrious careers” (Third Coast Reviews)
5 Stars! “The Father is undoubtedly Hopkins’ finest hours on film. He is simply stunning…A psychological mystery, a truly heart-wrenching drama and a wild emotional ride all at once” (Stuff)