The Father

The Father Twelve A

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman excel in Florian Zeller's screen adaptation of his 2012 award-winning stage play. Curmudgeonly 81-year-old Anthony lives ostensibly alone in his London flat, visited by his daughter Anne, and fighting off the carers she tries to impose upon him. But all is not as it seems as we enter the fragmented consiousness of a man in the grip of dementia in which familiar people and places shape-shift and merge into one another. With a screenplay co-written by Christopher Hampton, and a magnificent Oscar-winning performance by Hopkins that veers between righteous outrage and extreme vulnerability, this is a moving but unflinching take on ageing.

South Shropshire

Date & time:

Thu 14 October 7.00pm

Location:

SpArC Theatre, Bishops Castle SY9 5AY

Enquiries:

01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Tickets:

Adult: £6.00

Child: £4.00

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number.

Date & time:

Fri 19 November 8.00pm

Location:

Clungunford Parish Hall SY7 0PP

Enquiries:

01588 660159

Interval:

There will be an interval during this film

Additional information:

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Licensed Bar, Ice-creams available. Good car parking, Raffle (Donations Welcomed) Box Office/Information Tel. Maureen-01588 660781 [email protected] or Keith - 01588 660159 This film will be shown with subtitles

Tickets:

Adult: £5.00

Child: £3.00

Malvern District

Date & time:

Sat 16 October 7.30pm

Location:

Upton upon Severn Memorial Hall WR8 0HA

Enquiries:

01684 592273

Interval:

There will be an interval during this film

Additional information:

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Doors open at 7.00pm Film starts at 7.30pm Tickets on the door £5.00 Licensed Bar and Refreshments available before the film and during our intermission. Contactless Payment accepted.

Tickets:

Adult: £5.00

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