• Like Father, Like Son (2014)

Like Father, Like Son

Release Date: January 17th, 2014

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Ryota learns that his biological son was switched at birth with the boy he has raised, and he must make a life-impacting decision between his two sons.

Cast: Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki, Lily Franky, Jun Fubuki, Kirin Kiki, Jun Kunimura, Masaharu Fukuyama, Shôgen Hwang

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Fuji Television Network Inc.

Keywords: Father , Son , 2010s , Rousing , Emotional , Family , Mother , Gripping , Mystery , Hospital , Love , Small town , Relationships

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    A lovely film that makes little emotional connection. show more

  • 62
    Calum MarshFilm.com

    The film is starved for the kind of nuance Kore-eda wields effortlessly elsewhere. What’s left without it is something merely schematic. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Like Father, Like Son has still more on its mind — a vision of a Japan in which work will be balanced with leisure and love. show more

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