Like Father, Like Son (2013)

Like Father, Like Son (2013)

Rating: 7.8/10 from 19,736 users
Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Drama | 2013 | 28 Sep 2013 (Japan)

Would you choose your natural son, or the son you believed was yours after spending 6 years together? Kore-eda Hirokazu, the globally acclaimed director of "Nobody Knows", "Still Walking" and "I Wish", returns to the big screen with another family - a family thrown into torment after a phone call from the hospital where the son was born... Ryota has earned everything he has by his hard work, and believes nothing can stop him from pursuing his perfect life as a winner. Then one day, he and his wife, Midori, get an unexpected phone call from the hospital. Their 6-year-old son, Keita, is not 'their' son - the hospital gave them the wrong baby. Ryota is forced to make a life-changing decision, to choose between 'nature' and 'nurture.' Seeing Midori's devotion to Keita even after learning his origin, and communicating with the rough yet caring family that has raised his natural son for the last six years, Ryota also starts to question himself: has he really been a 'father' all these years... Written by Wild Bunch

Like Father, Like Son

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda

Company: Amuse

Awards: 22 wins & 47 nominations.

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Country: Japan

Creator: n/A

Location: Maebashi, Gunma, Japan


Seasons: n/A

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital

Tagline: At what point does a father truly become a father?

User Review: 42

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda

Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama / Machiko Ono / Yôko Maki / Lily Franky / Keita Ninomiya / Shôgen Hwang / Yuri Nakamura / Kazuya Takahashi / Yoshida Yoh / Pierre Taki / Ichirô Ogura / Hana Kino / Hiroshi Ohkôchi / Kazuaki Shimizu / Tsuyoshi Hayashi / Tomoya Nakamura / Megumi Morisaki / Tomomitsu Adachi / Shirô Katô / Miyu Takizawa / Oshiba Yamato / Oziel Nozaki / Tetsushi Tanaka / Arata Iura / Jun Fubuki / Kirin Kiki / Jun Kunimura / Isao Natsuyagi

Language: Japanese