Cottonwood Premiere: The Father


Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sat, Feb 4, 2023 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Sun, Feb 5, 2023 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Mon, Feb 6, 2023 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Thu, Feb 9, 2023 4:00 PM
Old Town Center for the Arts Mon, Mar 18 7:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Cottonwood Premiere
Narrative Feature
Release Year:2020
Run Time:97 minutes
Production Country:United Kingdom, United States, France
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Florian Zeller
Cast:Anthony Hopkins
Olivia Colman


The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present “Monday Movies on Main” on Monday, March 18 with the Cottonwood premiere of “The Father” at 7 p.m. at Old Town Center for the Arts.

“The Father” is the winner of two Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Anthony Hopkins and Best Adapted Screenplay. It was nominated for four other Oscars including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Olivia Colman.

Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the caregivers that his daughter, Anne (Olivia Colman), encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling.

As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her?

“The Father” warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant — a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.

“Anthony Hopkins is stunning. Florian Zeller makes his auspicious debut as a feature-film director.” – Owen Gleiberman, Variety

“Sharp and teasingly diabolical. A stupendous performance from Anthony Hopkins.” – Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter

“Anthony Hopkins is unforgettable. A towering piece of acting that is as precise and exacting as it is enveloping.” – Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair

Old Town Center for the Arts is located at 633 N. 5th Street (just off Main) in Cottonwood.