LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON

A Japanese family tale from Hirokazu Koreeda

Would you choose your natural child, or the one you believed was your own during six years together? Hirokazu Koreeda, the acclaimed director of Nobody Knows and Still Walking, returns with another incredibly touching family drama, winner of the Jury Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Following an unexpected phone call, affluent architect Ryota and his wife, Midori, learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was switched at the hospital and is not their biological child. Seeing Midori's devotion to Keita even after the news, and observing the rough yet caring family that has raised his natural son for the last six years, Ryota begins to question his own values on fatherhood as he must choose between 'nature' and 'nurture,' a decision that will change their lives forever.

Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda

Starring Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki, Rirî Furankî

In Japanese with English subtitles                                       

Japan | 2013 | NR | 120 min   

                                      

Beautifully observed and deeply moving. - San Francisco Bay Guardian                                       

Essentially, Like Father, Like Son is one of those rare films that keep the audience totally engaged; thoroughly profound, fully emoted and ultimately refreshing. In the scale of perfect cinema, this stands quite close. - Film Critics Circle of Australia

A deeply affecting Japanese family tale from Hirokazu Kore-eda, renowned for his films about parents, children, blood bonds and loss. - Minneapolis Star Tribune   

Show Dates & Times:

3/26/14 - Wednesday

7:00 pm,

3/27/14 - Thursday

7:00 pm,
Admission: 

$8.50/Adults, $7.50/Students, Seniors

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