Film

The Father (12A) SOLD OUT

Wednesday 28 July 7.30pm

Drama film co-written and directed by Florian Zellerk in his directorial debut, based on his 2012 play Le Pere.
The Father is an unflinching portrait of a common human condition, dementia, told from 80-year-old Anthony's (the Oscar-winning Anthony Hopkins) perspective as he stoically ignores his deteriorating condition. Living alone in his Maida Vale apartment, defiant and mischievous, he rejects the assistance of his devoted daughter Anne (Oliva Coleman) - already grieving the loss of her father whilst he sits in front of her. As frustrations grow, memories fade and faces seem unfamiliar, Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling and all is suddenly not as it seems as his surroundings start to shift around him. Adapted from his own stage play, Florian Zeller's The Father is a tense and bewildering look at the consequences of dementia with a heart-breaking sting to its honesty.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Rufus Sewell, Imogen Poots, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Williams.
Director: Florian Zeller
Running time: 1 hour 37 mins
Cert: 12A - Contains upsetting scenes, domestic abuse, infrequent strong language.

Tickets: £8 (£7)
50p discount for Friends of The Brunton


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When & Where

Venue 1 Unreserved
Sold out
Wednesday, 28 July
19:30