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The Father - © Sean Gleason © NEW ZEALAND TRUST CORPORATION AS TRUSTEE FOR ELAROF - CHANNEL FOUR TELEVISION CORPORATION - TRADEMARK FATHER LIMITED - F COMME FILM - CINÉ-@ - ORANGE STUDIO. 2020

The Father

A Feature film by Florian Zeller

Release in France : 26/05/2021

    Synopsis

    Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony’s grip on reality is unravelling.
    As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her?
    The Father warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition;
    heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.

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    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-productions :

    F Comme Film, Ciné-@, Films du Cru, Orange Studio

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Embankment Films

    Foreign production company :

    Trademark Films

    French distribution :

    Orange Studio

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    International releases (68)

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    Photos (5)

    Full credits (9)

    Foreign Producer :

    David Parfitt

    Screenwriters :

    Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton

    Director of Photography :

    Ben Smithard

    Editor :

    Yorgos Lamprinos

    Music Composer :

    Ludovico Einaudi

    Author of original work :

    Florian Zeller

    Co-producers :

    Christophe Spadone, Philippe Carcassonne, Jean-Louis Livi

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnoux

    Production Designers :

    Cathy Featherstone, Peter Francis

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    English

    Coproducer countries :

    Great Britain (79.59%), France (20.41%)

    Original French-language productions :

    No

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Great Britain, France)

    Production year :

    2019

    French release :

    26/05/2021

    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    151.195

    Approval :

    Yes

    Color type :

    Color

    Posters (13)

    Director

    News (16)

    Selections (12)

    European Film Awards (EFA) - 2021

    European Film Awards (EFA) (Germany, 2021)

    Selection (4)

    European Screenwriter : Florian Zeller

    Best European Actor : Anthony Hopkins

    Best European Director : Florian Zeller

    Best European Film

    Academy Awards - 2021

    Academy Awards (United States, 2021)

    Selection (6)

    Nomination for Best Writing - Adapted Screenplay : Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller

    Nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year : Philippe Carcassonne, Jean-Louis Livi, David Parfitt

    Nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Part : Olivia Colman

    Nomination for Best Editing : Yorgos Lamprinos

    Nomination for Best Art Direction : Cathy Featherstone, Peter Francis

    Nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role : Anthony Hopkins

    Tallinn - Black Nights Film Festival - 2020

    Tallinn - Black Nights Film Festival (Estonia, 2020)

    Selection

    Screen International Critic's Choice

    Helsinki Film Festival - 2020

    Helsinki Film Festival (Finland, 2020)

    Selection

    East Side Stories

    Awards (4)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2022

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2022)

    Awards

    César Award for Best Foreign Feature

    European Film Awards (EFA) - 2021

    European Film Awards (EFA) (Germany, 2021)

    Awards (2)

    Best European Screenwriter : Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller

    Best European Actor : Anthony Hopkins

    Academy Awards - 2021

    Academy Awards (United States, 2021)

    Awards (2)

    Academy Award for Best Foreign Film : Anthony Hopkins

    Academy Award for adapted screenplay : Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller

    Delegations

    Presskit

    Website