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

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

  • 70
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Kore-eda is himself a father now, which may explain why his work has gotten sunnier. show more

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