Like Father Like Son

like-father-like-sonRyota is a successful Tokyo architect who works long hours to provide for his wife and six-year-old son, Keita. But when a blood test reveals Keita and another baby were switched at birth, two very different families are thrown together and forced to make a difficult decision. This is a subtle and perceptive examination of family life and the importance of nature and nurture.

PG cert – Japan 2013 – Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Running time: 121 minutes – Language: Japanese
Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki