|Released 27 Jan 2020. |
By doing so, he actually presents a perspective more typical than other films about memory challenges.
The Father is one of about thirty "dementia films" that I've viewed in the last decade.
I find Anthony Hopkins' portrayal (of a character also named Anthony) to be one of the most realistic.
The majority of the film shows Anthony in conversation with a handful of care partners: family members--such as his daughter Anne played by Olivia Coleman--or those hired to care for him.