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In Competition – Feature Films

SOSHITE CHICHI NI NARU

(Like Father, Like Son)

Directed by : KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Year of production : 2013      Country : JAPAN

Length : 120 minutes

Jury Prize, 2013

Synopsis

Ryota has earned everything he has by his hard work, and believes nothing can stop him from pursuing his perfect life and living as a winner. Then one day, he and his wife, Midori, get an unexpected phone call from the hospital. Their 6-year-old son, Keita, is not their son - the hospital gave them the wrong baby.
Ryota is forced to make a life-changing decision, to choose between "nature" and "nurture". In the meanwhile, seeing Midori’s devotion to Keita even after learning his origin, and communicating with the rough yet caring family who raised his blood son for the last six years, Ryota also starts to question himself: has he really been a "father" all these years...
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Credits

- Director

- Script / Dialogue

Mikiya TAKIMOTO - Cinematography

- Set decorator

- Film Editor

- Sound

Casting

Masaharu FUKUYAMA - Ryota Nonomiya

Machiko ONO - Midori Nonomiya

- Yukari Saiki

- Yudai Saiki

News

Audio files

Official18.05.13 . 00:00 AM

Press conference of "Soshite Chichi Ni Naru"

Press news

Further information

Press area Programme

Contacts

Production

FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK, INC. - 2-4-8 Daiba Minato-ku Tokyo 137-8088 - T: +81 3 5500 8294 - kaoru.matsuzaki@fujitv.co.jp - www.fujitv,co.jp

GAGA CORPORATION - JAPAN

AMUSE INC. - JAPAN

Distribution

LE PACTE - T: +33 (0)1 44 69 59 59 - www.le-pacte.com

French press

MATILDE INCERTI - T: +33 (0)1 48 05 20 80

International press

THE PR CONTACT - T: +55 21 3511 5381 - www.theprcontact.com

In Competition – Feature Films 2013

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