Family ties, blood ties, and powerful emotions! Like Father, like son is a highly emotional movie that reveals the depth of paternal love. Written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, the movie is arguably the most emotional production of the Japanese movie industry with several awards and notable appraisal to back the claim. The music of the movie was composed by Takeshi Matsubara, Junichi Matsumoto, and Takashi Mori.
The movie, Like Father, like Son, was produced by Hijiri Taguchi and Kaoru Matsuzaki. It also involved Chiaki Harada, Satomi Odake, and Yasushi Ogawa as the executive producers, with Tatsuro Hatanaka, Chihiro Kameyama, and Tom Yoda as the chief executive producer. The movie was shot in Gunma and Tokyo, Japan by cinematographer, Mikiya Takimoto. The movie was edited by Hirokazu Koreeda.
Like Father, Like Son was first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 18, 2013. It was later premiered in Tokyo, Japan on September 17, 2013. The movie has since then enjoyed massive reception all around the world with 47 award nominations, winning 22 awards out of all.
The movie was distributed and released under the production banner of Amuse, Bun-Buku, Fuji Television Network, and GAGA.
The movie starred Ryota Nonomiya by Masaharu Fukuyama, Keita Nonomiya by Keita Ninomiya, Midori Nonomiya by Machiko Ono, Yukari Saiki by Yoko Maki, Ryusei Saiki by Shogen Hwang, Kazushi Kamiyama by Jun Kunimura, Riko Ishizeki by Kirin Kiki, Ryōsuke Nonomiya by Isao Natsuyagi, Yūdai Saiki by Lily Franky, Nobuko Nonomiya by Jun Fubuki and other characters.
The movie tells the story of two different Japanese families with different backgrounds and classes. An emotional dilemma set in when both families realized that their sons whom they had raised for 6 years were exchanged at birth. They would have to decide to either keep the son with whom they form a bond or exchange them in order to maintain blood ties. The movie was majorly focused on the fathers, revealing the depth of paternal love and connection. The movie is a reflection of the two-sided society of the Japanese community.
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