May 1: Movie – THE FATHER – 2021 OSCAR winner

2021 OSCAR winner THE FATHER

  • OSCAR winner for Adapted Screenplay: “The Father
  • OSCAR winner for Actor in a Leading Role: Anthony Hopkins, “The Father”

6 X OSCAR NOMINATIONS and 2 BAFTA wins

5/5 stars from James Croot at Stuff

Already considered a frontrunner in the awards season, Florian Zeller directs a screenplay by Oscar-winner Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, Atonement) based on the filmmaker’s acclaimed play.

Starring Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell and Olivia Williams, The Father introduces us to Anthony (Hopkins) – an independently-minded firebrand, unaware that he is gradually losing his grip on reality.

RAGLAN MOVIES at the OLD SCHOOL, 5 Stewart Street, Raglan

THE FATHER: M Offensive Language. 97 mins

  • Saturday 1st May 5.30pm

Book online: raglanmovies.nz, call into the Old School office Mon-Fri 10am to 2pm. (Office closed public holidays)

Door sales from 30 mins before session times.

Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.

Adults $15, Concession $12, RCAC Members $12, Children $8.
The reduced concession rate is for $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).

Olivia Colman in The Father.

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he 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.

Supported by his loving family, Zeller’s film breathtakingly depicts the jarring shifts in Anthony’s experience of daily life.

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.

Director: Florian Zeller (feature debut)
Writer: Florian ZellerChristopher Hampton
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Olivia Williams, Rufus Sewell, Evie Wray, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Ayesha Dharker

2020 M, Off. lang. 97 mins UK, France

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