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The Father

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  • Event times:
    • 06/07 : Start : 2.30pm
    • 06/07 : Start : 7.30pm
    • 08/07 : Start : 2.30pm
    • 08/07 : Start : 7.30pm
6th July to 8th July
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Winner of 2 Oscars, for Best Actor and Best Screenplay.

Anthony Hopkins plays the eponymous role of a mischievous and highly independent man who, as he ages, refuses all assistance from his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman). Yet, such help has become essential following Anne’s decision to move to Paris with her partner. As Anne’s father 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.

The film is drawn from the stage play of the same name, which was written by Zeller and launched in Paris in 2012, winning a Moliere Award for Best Play, before hitting Broadway and London’s West End, where it won both Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Actor (for Frank Langella and Kenneth Cranham respectively).  Zeller is currently directing the film adaptation in London, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Christopher Hampton (ATONEMENT, DANGEROUS LIAISONS).

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams and Mark Gatiss

12A | 1h 37min | Drama

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