The Father

On the 176th episode of Piecing It Together, Robert Yaniz Jr. joins me to talk about the heartbreaking puzzle box that is Florian Zeller’s The Father. Featuring an Academy-Award nominated performance by Anthony Hopkins, it’s a stunning and disorienting portrait of dementia that places you in the shoes of its protagonist. Puzzle pieces include Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Memento, mother! and Relic.

As always, SPOILER ALERT for The Father and the movies we discuss!
https://www.sonyclassics.com/film/thefather

Director – Florian Zeller
Writer – Florian Zeller and Christopher Hampton
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Imogen Poots, Olivia Williams
Sony Pictures Classics

Robert Yaniz Jr. is a writer and film critic. He has a great movie podcast called The Crooked Table you can check out at https://www.crookedtable.com/
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