Anyone who has witnessed a member of the family slowly slide into dementia will possible discover a number of acquainted situations within the new trailer for THE FATHER, a strong drama starring Anthony Hopkins as an getting older man whose grip on actuality is starting to unravel. Directed and co-written by Florian Zeller, who tailored his personal 2012 play Le Père, THE FATHER appears to be like to be a strong showcase for Hopkins and has already garnered loads of Oscar buzz for the actor. Equally spectacular is Olivia Colman as Anne, the daughter who simply desires to make it possible for her father is correctly cared for. With its twisting of places and solid, THE FATHER places us within the sneakers of somebody desperately clinging to their reminiscences.
In addition to Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman, THE FATHER additionally stars Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams, and Mark Gatiss. This actually appears to be like like one to maintain your eye on. Although he is been nominated a number of occasions since, Hopkins hasn’t taken residence an Academy Award since his first win with THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS back in 1992.
The official synopsis for THE FATHER:
Anthony is 80, mischievous, residing defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet assist can be turning into a necessity for Anne; she will be able to’t make each day visits anymore and Anthony’s grip on actuality is unraveling. As we expertise the ebb and stream of his reminiscence, how a lot of his personal id and previous can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the lack of her father, whereas he still lives and breathes earlier than her? THE FATHER warmly embraces actual life, by loving reflection upon the colourful human situation; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a film that nestles within the fact of our personal lives.
THE FATHER is slated to hit choose theaters within the U.S. on December 18, 2020 and within the U.K. on January 8, 2021.