Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda
Stars: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki
Releasing Date: 17 January 2014
Plot: Parents of small Keita are summoned by the hospital where the child was born six years earlier. They learn with stunning that their son is not their son, who was switched at birth with another baby. In 100% of cases, children are returned to their genetic parents. On the advice of the hospital, so they decided to meet the other family to see. Now Read Opening weeks reviews and check it is good to watch or not.
For ten years, Kore-Eda hollow place in the wake of the Asian filmmakers who have, delivering at a rate of more supported films with great sensitivity on Children (the overwhelming “Nobody Knows” and the exciting “I Wish” ) and wider family ( “Still Walking” , probably his best film to date). Jury Prize at Cannes in 2013, “Like father, like son” fits naturally in the same vein, focusing on the question of parentage, whether blood or heart. ‘s announcement the exchange of babies placed early in the film, leaving a moment think that comedy will settle. The meeting of two families, one wealthy and the other rather bohemian, also carries with it the seeds of a contrast based on the humor, and that will crystallize the two respective fathers. That said, the dramatic dimension of the “problem” quickly regained not. If the swapping of children who had time to bond with their parents, and vice versa, may seem implausible to Westerners that we are, the film recalls the most commonly accepted in Japanese culture.