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5 Ratings

Rent a Family INC.

Denmark, 2012


Filmmaker Kaspar Astrup Schröder’s absorbing and offbeat documentary revolves around a Japanese family man who operates a professional stand-in business that rents out fake relatives, spouses, friends and parents to a rapidly growing Japanese customer base “desperate to cover up a secret.”

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Rent a Family INC. Directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder

Awards & Festivals

Bodil Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Documentary

Zurich Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Best International Documentary Film

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