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The father / Sony Pictures Classics, Les Films du Cru and Film4 present ; in association with Orange Studio, Canal+, Ciné+ ; in association with Embankment Films ; a F Comme Film, Trademark Films, Ciné-@ production ; producer, Christophe Spadone ; producer, Simon Friend ; produced by David Parfitt, Jean-Louis Livi, Philippe Carcassonne ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller ; directed by Florian Zeller.

Zeller, Florian, (screenwriter,, film director.). Hampton, Christopher, 1946- (screenwriter.). Spadone, Christophe, (film producer.). Friend, Simon, (film producer.). Parfitt, David, 1958- (film producer.). Livi, Jean-Louis, (film producer.). Carcassonne, Philippe, (film producer.). Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- (actor.). Colman, Olivia, (actor.). Gatiss, Mark, (actor.). Poots, Imogen, 1989- (actor.). Sewell, Rufus, 1967- (actor.). Williams, Olivia, 1968- (actor.). Robbins, Anna Mary Scott, (costume designer.). Einaudi, Ludovico, 1955- (composer (expression)). Lamprinos, Yorgos, (editor of moving image work.). Francis, Peter (Production designer), (production designer.). Smithard, Ben, (director of photography.). Zeller, Florian. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Père. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm), (presenter.). Films du Cru, (presenter.). FilmFour (Firm), (presenter.). Orange Studio (Firm), (presenter.). Canal+ Group (Firm), (presenter.). Ciné+ (France), (presenter.). Embankment Films, (presenter.). F Comme Film (Firm), (production company.). Trademark Films, (production company.). Cine-@ (Firm), (production company.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 5 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

Current holds

20 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062009447245 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 06/26/2021
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062009450736 New Adult DVD Fiction On Holds Shelf -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Based on the play by Florian Zeller.
Aspect ratio 2.39:1.
Special features: Perception check: portrait of The father; Homecoming: making The father; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Costume designer, Anna Mary Scott Robbins ; music by Ludovico Einaudi ; editor, Yorgos Lamprinos ; production designer, Peter Francis ; director of photography, Ben Smithard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language, and thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).
Subject: Fathers > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Aging > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Dementia > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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