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1,461 Ratings

Like Father, Like Son

Soshite chichi ni naru

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan, 2013


Would you choose your natural son, or the son you believed was yours after spending 6 years together? One day Ryota and his wife get an unexpected phone call from the hospital. Their 6-year-old son, Keita, is not ‘their’ son… Ryota is forced to make a life-changing decision.

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Like Father, Like Son Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Jury Prize

2013 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2013 | 2 wins including: Audience Award (Pearls)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Best Foreign Feature Film (Audience Award)

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