“My date with Anthony Hopkins seemed like the most important of my life!”

INTERVIEW – In the competition for the Golden Globes, the French playwright’s first film offers the actor from “Vestiges du jour” a major role. Meet a happy but frustrated director.

Awarded four Golden Globe nominations (Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Male Actor, Best Supporting Actress) and possibly Oscar winner, Florian Zeller’s first film. The fatherknows an extraordinary fate with Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. Adapted to your own game The fatherHe received a standing ovation at Sundance and San Sebastian festivals. This heartbreaking feature film is preceded by a flattering reputation. While the playwright is waiting for its theatrical release, which is planned for April, he talks about his transition from theater to cinema.

LE FIGARO. – Four Golden Globe nominations, is that a reward?

Florian ZELLER. – It was with great pleasure that I received these nominations. A joy that I share with my employees. In particular, Anthony Hopkins who is linked to this story. When I imagined this movie, I thought of it as soon as I closed my eyes. I was convinced that he would be exceptional in this role, hence the character

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