Where to watch The Father in the UK and US

Where to watch The Father in the UK and US

04/26/2021

ANTHONY Hopkins has scooped the Best Actor gong for his performance in acclaimed movie The Father.

He and Olivia Colman star in the moving film, which tells the story of an aged man suffering from dementia as he comes to terms with his decline in memory.

Where can I watch The Father?

UK

The Father will be in cinemas from June 11, just a few weeks after they reopen on May 17.

The movie was originally meant to be released on January 8 but the pandemic meant cinemas were closed for its debut.

US

The Father is available to rent and stream for $19.99 on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu and Fandango.

The Father is also available to watch at movie theaters across the country

What is The Father about?

The Father tells the story of Anthony (played by Hopkins), an aged man suffering from dementia.

Unable to discern the real from his hallucinations, Anthony lives with his daughter Anne and son-in-law Paul but becomes increasingly unable to identify them.

Anne begins to appear as two different people and Anthony starts to believe that a watch has been stolen from his flat.

Anthony becomes fixated on his caretaker Laura, who looks like his late daughter Lucy. He refuses to accept Lucy's death and battles traumatic memories which surface as a result.

Rolling Stone have written about the film "The drama that plays out therein is full of slips of memory, confusions of identity, disorienting conflations of place and event."

Wall Street Journal writes: "Actor merges with character in a performance that’s astonishing and inspiring in equal measure."

Who stars in The Father?

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman star as father and daughter in the critically-acclaimed movie.

Anthony Hopkins scooped Best Actor for his leading role at the 2021 Oscar awards.

Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, and Olivia Williams also feature heavily in the movie.

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