The Son

  • Genre: Drama

  • Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Producer(s): Christophe Spadone, Emile Sherman, Florian Zeller, Iain Canning, Joanna Laurie
  • Writer(s): Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton
  • Studio: Elevation Pictures
  • Length: 2h 03m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 40% Audience Score 64%

Synopsis

A drama that follows a family as it struggles to reunite after falling apart. THE SON centers on Peter (Hugh Jackman), whose hectic life with his infant and new partner Beth (Vanessa Kirby) is upended when his ex-wife Kate (Laura Dern) appears with their son Nicholas (Zen McGrath), who is now a teenager. The young man has been missing from school for months and is troubled, distant, and angry. Peter strives to take care of Nicholas as he would have liked his own father to have taken care of him while juggling work, his and Beth's new son, and the offer of his dream position in Washington. However, by reaching for the past to correct its mistakes, he loses sight of how to hold onto the Nicholas in the present.

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, Hugh Quarshie, Anthony Hopkins, Remy Renaud, Nassim Hassaini, Kevin Leroy, Felicien Pitsaer, Fabian Marnette, Jimmy Deloof, Anne Gerard
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