Two years on from his devastating The Father, playwright and director Florian Zeller now brings us The Son. It isn’t a sequel, but it surely’s in all probability truthful to name it a companion piece, primarily based as it’s on one other of Zeller’s personal performs, as soon as once more tailored for the display by Christopher Hampton. The movie stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Anthony Hopkins and Vanessa Kirby, and a brand new trailer has simply arrived – watch it beneath.
As per the official synopsis, The Son centres on Peter (Jackman), whose hectic life together with his toddler and new accomplice Beth (Kirby) is upended when his ex-wife Kate (Dern) seems with their son Nicholas (McGrath), who’s now a teen. The younger man has been lacking from college for months and is troubled, distant, and offended. Peter strives to maintain Nicholas as he would have preferred his personal father (Hopkins) to have taken care of him, whereas juggling work, his and Beth’s new son, and the provide of his dream place in Washington. Nevertheless, by reaching for the previous to right its errors, he loses sight of methods to maintain onto Nicholas within the current
“The Son is a deeply human story which, I imagine, connects us all; I hope audiences will likely be profoundly moved by this household’s journey,” Zeller mentioned final 12 months. “Each Hugh and Laura naturally convey nice heat, compassion, and vulnerability, inviting our viewers to embrace and really feel each second. The story is ready in a vibrant and really a lot alive New York, an essential character. The film ought to make us name household and buddies to inform them that they’re wholly liked and never alone.”
William Hope and Hugh Quarshie are additionally among the many forged, and following its run across the worldwide pageant circuit, it’ll be out within the US in December. There doesn’t appear to be a UK launch date but, though it did simply play on the London Movie Pageant.