Yoko Maki

Home Entertainment Review: Like Father, Like Son

Like Father Like Son (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2013) – Like Father, Like Son is the kind of story that runs the full gamut of human emotions. Writer/director Hirokazu Koreeda revisits his ongoing preoccupation with family dynamics and parent-child relationships in contemporary Japan with this fascinating look at nature vs. nurture. The life of workaholic architect Ryota (Masaharu […]

Like Father, Like Son Review

The winner of the Jury prize at Cannes last year, Hirokazu Kore-eda's family drama Like Father, Like Son is a thoughtful, methodical and serious examination of a concept usually played humorously.

TIFF 2013: Like Father, Like Son Review

Like Father, Like Son Special Presentation Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda Ryota (Masaharu Fukuyama) and Midori Nonomiya (Machiko Ono) are a hard working professional couple who live with their only child, Keita, in a modern Tokyo high-rise. After the hospital delivers the shocking truth about their son being switched at birth, the Nonomiyas suddenly find their lives […]