Even though the film is censured for its medicore direction and over-dramatisation using classic Aaron Sorkin writing, it still remains thouroughly engaging and entertaining throughout. The cast is phenomenal and they deliver some of the best performances of the year.
In other words,
This was good man y'all just mean.
A film that perfectly mimics the fragility and vulnerability that surfaces at old age.
Florian Zeller's The Father is a tragic tale of an old man discovering his own ineptitude. Brilliantly played by Anthony Hopkins, our narrative epicenter is unreliable, strong yet frail and the source of all tension. Complementing the character perfectly is Olivia Colman playing Anthony's daughter showcasing the perils of looking after someone with dementia.
In his directorial debut, the sculptor of this 97 minute long film…
"Right now, he needed sleep..."
Was really anxious to see holland in this, although by the time he came on to the screen i was already into the movie enough to not let him distract me.
Jason Clarke was obviously the highlight for me and pattinson, albeit a little wacky at first, didn't disappoint either.