霍里安‧齊勒 Florian Zeller簡介
Florian Zeller (born 28 June 1979) is a French novelist, playwright and director. He won the prestigious Prix Interallié in 2004 for his novel La Fascination du pire (Fascination of Evil) and several awards for his plays. He is, according to The Guardian, "the most exciting playwright of our time".
In 2020, he directed his first film, The Father, based on his play, starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. The film received four nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Drama at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.
It also received 6 BAFTA nominations, including for Best Film.
Zeller wrote his first novel Artificial Snow when he was twenty-two years old. But it was his third novel, Fascination of Evil (the 2004 Prix Interallié winner) which made him a household name in France. It was selected for the Prix Goncourt.
His black comedy, The Father, is one of the outstanding hits of recent years, playing in London's West End to ecstatic five-star reviews and top listings in the Best Plays of the Year. It was considered as "the most acclaimed new play of the last decade". and won several awards and nominations in Paris, London and New York.
His comedy, The Truth, opened in London's West End in June 2017 and received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Comedy.
His play, The Height of the Storm, starring Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins, opened in London's West End in September 2018 and on New York's Broadway in September 2019. It has been named "best play of 2018" and "one of the best plays of the 21st century" by The Guardian.
His play, The Mother, starring Isabelle Huppert, opened in New York in February 2019.
The Son opened in London in February 2019 and in London's West End in September 2019 with rave reviews.
His plays are staged in more than 45 countries.