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The Father is a 2020 drama film co-written and directed by Florian Zeller, based on his 2012 play Le Père. A French-British co-production, the film stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, and Olivia Williams, and follows an aging man who must deal with his progressing memory loss.
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.
6 x OSCAR nominations - Best Picture, Best Actor – Anthony Hopkins, Best Supporting Actress – Olivia Colman, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design.
4 x GOLDEN GLOBE nominations - Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) - Anthony Hopkins, Best Supporting Actress – Olivia Colman, & Best Screenplay.
6 x BAFTA Award nominations - including Best Film, Outstanding British Film and Best Actor
★★★★★ - Times
"A stunning study of a man losing his mind"
★★★★ (4/4) - Observer
"Running a gamut of emotions, [Hopkins] is egotistical, senile, lovable and infuriating at the same time, but the star never overplays the cornucopia of mixed emotions at his disposal, examining them all with magnificent equanimity."
★★★★ (4/4) - Globe and Mail
"The results are both mind-bending and heart-rending."
★★★★ - Guardian
"A brutal, trippy portrait of what it must feel like to lose your grip on reality boasts an Oscar-worthy performance."