Winner of two Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay, The Father stars Anthony Hopkins as a man who is slowly losing his grip on reality. Anthony is an 80-year-old Londoner who begins to notice strange occurrences in his beloved flat, He’s cared for by his daughter Olivia (Olivia Colman), who struggles to find a nurse that her father won’t send running. Adapting his own award-winning play for the screen, director Florian Zeller takes a unique approach to portraying the bewildering experience of dementia from Anthony’s perspective. We are immersed in Anthony’s confusion and frustration, as life as he knew it slips further away from his grasp.
★★★★ “It’s astounding, heartbreaking work” — The Guardian