‘Freud’s Last Session’ Casts Anthony Hopkins as Sigmund Freud

The movie will start shooting later on this year.

Westworld star and two-time Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins will be handling the function of the daddy of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud in a movie adjustment of Mark St. Germain’s play Freud’s Last Session.Introducing straight in the Cannes Market, the job is being gone shopping by WestEnd Films and CAA Media Financing. The movie is supposedly being directed by Matthew Brown (The Man Who Understood Infinity) and the script is penned by the exact same playwright behind the initial play, St. Germain. The play, which initially premiered in 2009, has actually been explained by the New york city Times as “a sharp, lively discourse, and audience members searching for engaging debate will be pleased…Mark St. Germain’s script is astute, and the humor is plentiful.”


Freud’s Last Session fixates famous Austrian psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud who welcomes a young C. S. Lewis, the British writer who is best understood for having actually composed The Chronicles of Narnia book series, into his house in the English capital. Set on the eve prior to World War 2 is totally set in movement, the 2 guys verbally clash about various extensive subjects like love, sexuality, and God’s presence. In addition, it likewise checks out Dr. Freud’s distinct relationship with his homosexual child Anna Freud, who would likewise follow in his steps and end up being a psychoanalyst, and Lewiss unconventional love with the mom of his best pal. The movie, like the play, will mix together the past, today, and dream, all from within the walls of Freud’s research study.


According to the Hollywood Press reporter, Brown made a declaration stating: “Beyond my own intellectual curiosity and inclination towards this piece, there is a deep recognition of how incredibly timely and important this film is. We live in an age that is so ideologically polarized, where everyone is stuck in their own tribes, with no real dialogue. I want to make a film for all audiences that is emotional, thought-provoking and creative. A film that asks the big questions, while investigating what is at the heart of the human condition: love, faith and mortality.”

As Brown states, the job is certainly prompt as it shows how 2 various geniuses with various perspectives have the ability to have an exceptionally efficient and significant discussion. In an age when people conceal in opposite trenches of an ideological war, It needs to show that discussion is constantly a choice and frequently the option.


The movie is set to start shooting in London in late Fall.

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