Like Father, Like Son (Soshite chichi ni naru)

Like Father, Like Son (Soshite chichi ni naru)
  • 2013
  • Japan
  • 2h
  • PG
  • Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
  • Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki
  • UK release: 18 October 2013

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.

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Like Father, Like Son

8 Oct 20134 stars

Hirokazu Kore-eda's Cannes prize-winning family drama is a delicate if overlong charmer

Hirokazu Kore-eda's gentle, perceptive studies of family life (Nobody Knows, Still Walking, I Wish etc) have rightly earned him comparisons with Ozu. His acute observations and sensitive approach create films that feel intensely personal yet retain a…

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