Like Father Like Son (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru)


Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When a blood test reveals Keita and another baby were switched at birth, two very different faamilies are thrown together and forced to make a difficult decision while Ryota confronts his own issues of responsibility and what it means to be a father. Will he choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own?

Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda

Audience Score: 79.03%


  • An insight into Japanese life!
  • A sensitive subject handled care!
  • Interesting only because of the Japenese cultural framework
  • Bueutifully filmed, wonderful child actors, what a dilemma, nature v nurture
  • I would love to catch up with the family again in another 6 years

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