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Like Father, Like Son

The recipient of the Jury Prize at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, Hirokazu Koreeda's (I Wish, Still Walking) heartfelt drama tells the tale of Ryota (Masaharu Fukuyama), a success-driven father who learns that the son he has raised for six years is not his own due to a clerical error at the hospital where the child was born. Faced with the decision of raising his biological son or the one he has fathered since birth, Ryota begins questioning everything he has ever known about being a father.

Year: 2013
Genre: Drama, Japanese Cinema, Film Festivals 2013, 2014
Country: Japan
Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Starring: Yoko Maki, Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono
Duration: 121 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
7.8/10
Location in store: Foreign (Japan)

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