The Son Movie (2022):
The Son is a Hollywood drama film directed by Florian Zeller from a screenplay written by himself and Christopher Hampton. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, Hugh Quarshie, and Anthony Hopkins. It is based on Zeller’s 2018 stage play of the same name and serves as a prequel to 2020’s The Father.
The film was released for a limited one-week theatrical run in New York City and Los Angeles on 25 November 2022, before a wide release in the United States on 20 January 2023, by Sony Pictures Classics. The film received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the performances of Jackman, Dern, and Hopkins, but criticized the screenplay, direction, and McGrath’s performance.
The Son Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Son|
|Release Dates||7 September 2022 (Venice)|
20 January 2023 (United States)
17 February 2023 (United Kingdom)
8 March 2023 (France)
|Running Time||2h 3m|
|Based on||Le Fils by Florian Zeller|
|Directed by||Florian Zeller|
|Screenplay by||Florian Zeller|
|Produced by||Joanna Laurie|
|Cinematography by||Ben Smithard|
|Edited by||Yorgos Lamprinos|
|Music by||Hans Zimmer|
Cross City Films
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures Classics (United States)|
UGC Distribution (France)
ErosSTX (United Kingdom)
|Box Office Collection||N/A|
The Son Movie Trailer:
The Son Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
A couple of years after his parents’ divorce, 17-year-old Nicholas no longer feels he can stay with his mother, Kate. He moves in with his father Peter and Peter’s new partner Beth. Juggling work, his and Beth’s new baby, and the offer of his dream job in Washington, Peter tries to care for Nicholas as he wishes his own father had cared for him. But by reaching for the past to correct its mistakes, he loses sight of how to hold onto the Nicholas in the present.
The Son Movie Cast and Characters:
- Hugh Jackman as Peter Miller
- Laura Dern as Kate Miller
- Vanessa Kirby as Beth
- Zen McGrath as Nicholas Miller
- George Cobell as young Nicholas Miller
- Hugh Quarshie
- Anthony Hopkins as Anthony Miller
Interesting Facts About The Son Movie:
- The second collaboration of Anthony Hopkins and Florian Zeller after the movie “The Father” (2020).
- The cast includes two Oscar winners: Laura Dern, Anthony Hopkins, and two nominees: Hugh Jackman, and Vanessa Kirby.
- Based on the play with the same name by Florian Zeller, who is the director of this film.
- Ben Smithard reunites as a cinematographer with Florian Zeller after their collaboration in the movie “The Father” (2020).
- Hans Zimmer will be scoring the movie which marks the first collaboration between the composer and the director.
- Second movie by Florian Zeller.
- The director has earned an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in his debut as a movie director/screenwriter.