Florian Zeller, the 43-year-old writer, director and playwright, author of “Son”the text staged at Goldoni Theatre from Thursday 19 January to Sunday 22, won the Academy Award in 2021 for “The Father”, another text of his family trilogy, as co-author, together with screenwriter Hampton, of the best non-original screenplay. A Oscar-winning author then for the comedy staged at the Goldoni this week.
The story, presented in the Italian version signed by Piero Maccarinelli, who also takes care of the direction of the show, faces the discomfort of the young Nicola, who no longer wants to live with his mother two years after his parents’ divorce. He is depressed and the only refuge is happy childhood memories. He moves in with his father who has just had a child with his new partner. Caught between family commitments and the possible prospect of a political career, the father tries to take care of Nicola. A text in the sign of introspectionattentive to the references between one character and another, to the manifestation of their weaknesses. On stage a cast of actors formed by Cesare Bocci, Galatea Ranzi, Giulio Pranno, Marta Gastini and Manuel Di Martino.
The show will be at Parioli Theatre Of Rome from Wednesday 25 January to Sunday 5 February. For the February 9th is provided the release in Italian theaters of the film based on this comedy, “The son”, directed by Zeller himself and presented last September at the Venice Film Festival. They are interpreters Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern and Vanessa Kirby.
At the Teatro Goldoni the performances are staged on Thursday 19 (start at 20.30), Friday 20 and Saturday 21 (start at 19) and Sunday 22 January (start at 16).