Florian Zeller

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From She Said to Devotion: this season’s ignored Oscarbait movies
While Everything Everywhere All at Once and The Banshees of Inisherin lead, the season saw other films with all the requisite ingredients fail to score

Benjamin Lee

07, Feb, 2023 @9:13 PM

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The best films of 2023 to look forward to
New movies from Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Sam Mendes, Greta Gerwig and Florian Zeller, among others, mean there’s a feast of cinema to look forward to in the coming months

Peter Bradshaw

30, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Anthony Hopkins on film stardom at 84: ‘He said, Oh my God. You’re really strange!’
From Hannibal Lecter to Nixon, Anthony Hopkins has long been one of cinema’s most singular stars. He recalls winding up Brad Pitt, working with Bob Hoskins and weirding out Jonathan Demme

Ryan Gilbey

18, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Venice film festival 2022 week two roundup – discomfort and joy
A mood of theatricality prevailed at this year’s edition – a bleak but furiously cinematic Marilyn Monroe biopic and a forbiddingly austere French courtroom drama being the most distinctive offerings

Jonathan Romney

10, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Son review – laceratingly painful drama of familial fear and loathing
Venice film festival: Florian Zeller’s follow-up to The Father features a tremendous performance from Hugh Jackman, as a divorced lawyer who agrees to look after his troubled offspring

Peter Bradshaw

07, Sep, 2022 @5:15 PM

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Hugh Jackman says starring in The Son changed his approach to parenting
Actor says Florian Zeller’s film made him aware of how important it is to share vulnerabilities as a father – not just be strong and dependable

Nadia Khomami at the Venice film festival

07, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Cate Blanchett and Harry Styles to head to Venice for 2022 edition of film festival
Competition slots for jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi, Martin McDonagh and Darren Aronofsky, while actors on show range from past winner Blanchett to Bill Nighy and Harry Styles

Andrew Pulver

26, Jul, 2022 @1:44 PM

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The week in theatre: Two Billion Beats; Running With Lions; The Forest; The Chairs – review
A Hindu schoolgirl challenges all around her; Toby Stephens and Gina McKee star in Florian Zeller’s sketchy new play; and Kathryn Hunter excels in a frisky reworking of Ionescu

Susannah Clapp

20, Feb, 2022 @10:30 AM

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The Forest review – Florian Zeller’s infidelity tale is masterfully executed
A seductive production that jumbles chronology and blends memory with fantasy is undeniably slick and captivating to watch

Arifa Akbar

15, Feb, 2022 @2:41 PM

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‘I know what anxiety is. And guilt’: Florian Zeller on his nightmarish new play
The French prodigy, who won an Oscar for The Father, talks about The Forest, his labyrinthine new drama following a man whose life unravels after an affair

Laura Cappelle

31, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Theatre, dance and comedy to book in 2022 – from Alan Partridge to Tennessee Williams
Amy Adams makes her West End debut, immersive dance confronts mental health and Steve Coogan’s alter ego embarks on a rare live UK tour

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

27, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Streaming: The Father and other films about dementia
Florian Zeller’s heart-rending film The Father is the latest in a spate of recent works tackling the condition and its effects on the family

Guy Lodge

28, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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