The Father

The Father
Director
Florian Zeller
Country
United kingdom, France
Year
2020
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
Cast
Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams
Production
Trademark Films, F Comme Film, Film4, Ciné@, Viewfinder

Storyline

Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the nurses that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet help is becoming more pressing, as she has decided to move to Paris. At once comedic and profound, this is a moving story of our human condition.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Toronto International Film Festival 2020
Special Presentations
Sundance Film Festival 2020
Premieres

Goyas Awards 2021
Best European Film Nomination - WINNER
Golden Globe Awards 2021
Nominations:
- BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
- BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA (Anthony Hopkins)
- BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE (Olivia Colman)
- BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE (FLORIAN ZELLER, CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON)
Oscar 2021
Nominations:
Best Picture (David Parfitt, Jean-Louis Livi and Philippe Carcassonne, Producers)
Best Leading Actor (Anthony Hopkins) WINNER
Best Production Design (Production Design: Peter Francis; Set Decoration: Cathy Featherstone)
Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller WINNER
Best Film Editing (Yorgos Lamprinos)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Oliva Colman)
BAFTA Awards 2021
Best Film (Philippe Carcassonne, Jean-Louis Livi, David ParfittPhilippe Carcassonne, Jean-Louis Livi, David Parfitt)
Outstanding British Film (Florian Zeller, Philippe Carcassone, Jean-Louis Livi, David Parfitt, Christopher Hampton)
Leading Actor (Anthony Hopkins). WINNER
Adapted Screenplay (Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller). WINNER
Editing (Yorgos Lamprinos)
Production Design (Peter Francis, Cathy Featherstone)

Releases

Spain (23 of December 2020)