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Like Father, Like Son
(Soshite chichi ni naru)
Film Trailer

November 17, 2014
2:00 and 7.30 pm

HUDSON FILM SOCIETY

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda.
Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama. Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki, Rirî Furankî
Run Time: 121 min
Country: Japan
Year: 2013
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sensitively written, smartly directed, and powerfully performed, Like Father, Like Son uses familiar-seeming elements to tell a thought-provoking story. Ryota (Masaharu Fukuyama) is a successful Tokyo architect who works long hours to provide for his wife, Midori (Machiko Ono) 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 while Ryota confronts his own issues of responsibility and what it means to be a father. Like Father, Like Son extends the Japanese cinema tradition of familial exploration to deliver a gentle and moving story of personal redemption that playfully navigates its way through the drama.

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