Florian Zeller – Making an Oscar winning film as your debut movie. Director & screenwriter of ‘The Father’ discusses his new film ‘The Son’ starring Hugh Jackman.

Oscar winner Florian Zeller join us to talk his Anthony Hopkins starring The Father and his latest film The Son.

Florian’s debut feature The Father was nominated for7 Academy Awards, winning Best Adapted screenplay and nominated for six bafta’s sits down for a chat with Giles Alderson and Dom Lenoir in London and they discuss:

-Adapting his plays in feature films

-Mental health and male suicide in films

-His writing process

-Why he often doesn’t rehearse and kept actors apart before filming

-How to direct actors

-Working with Anthony Hopkins and why an email from Hugh Jackman was a game changer

-How he believes anyone can learn to be a filmmaker

-And why Cows become quite a bit topic on this weeks episode

The Son is OUT NOW – Trailer here

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2 thoughts on “Florian Zeller – Making an Oscar winning film as your debut movie. Director & screenwriter of ‘The Father’ discusses his new film ‘The Son’ starring Hugh Jackman.”

  1. Can we get the download link again? I love the podcast, but like many I listen to podcasts most often while driving in the car. It’s much easier (and safer) for me to download the episodes to USB and then plug and play them through the car system, making it simple to rewind/fast forward etc. If it’s on my phone, I have to control it from my phone. Tricky while driving. Thanks and sorry to be a bother.

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