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Florian Zeller - Making an Oscar winning film as your debut movie. The director & screen writer of 'The Father' discusses his new film 'The Son' starring Hugh Jackman.

Ep. 334

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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The Filmmakers Podcast is hosted, produced, edited and written by Giles Alderson @gilesalderson

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Marketing Huw Siddle

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Theme Music by John J. Harvey

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