Like Father, Like Son

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  120 min.
Release Date: March 7, 2014 - Vancouver, Toronto - March 7, 2014 - Toronto, Vancouver
DVD: July 1, 2014

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki, Keita Ninomiya


Ryota (pop star Masaharu Fukuyama) is a Toyko architect on his way up, working six days a week, providing well for his wife (Machiko Ono) and son Keita (Keita Ninomiya). Piano lessons and a private school mean Keita is already fast-tracked as well.

But their lives are turned upside down when Ryoto and his wife receive a call saying that their son had been switched at birth.

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Studio: Mongrel Media
Screenplay: Hirokazu Koreeda

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  • 5 stars "In credibly moving and thought provoking."