The Father

The Father ★★★★

I have a fear of Alzheimer’s that can ruin my day if I allow it. I should not have watched this movie, which took me three attempts to finish. It makes you feel both the pain of having the disease and of loving someone with the disease, in a manner that is as impressive as it is unpleasant. Watch it if you want that experience!

Anthony Hopkins gives easily the performance of the year, and one of the finest of his career. Which is saying something because, y’know, he’s pretty good.

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