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Like Father, Like Son - another Japanese film @ Broadway

Like Father, Like Son

Director: Kore-eda Hirokazu
Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono
Origin: Japan
Duration: 120m
Subtitles: Yes

Hard-working businessman Ryota's dream of a perfect life is dramatically challenged after an unexpected phone call from the hospital informs him that his son is not his biological son, as he was given the wrong baby six years ago. Having to choose between "nature" and "nurture", and communicating with the rough yet caring family who raised his blood son for the last six years, Ryota is left pondering over his "fatherhood". A bittersweet drama that deeply moved its audience at Cannes.

Meet in the bar from 5.00. When I get there I'll put an update on here to describe where I am. The film starts at 5.45 and I'll go into the screen at around 5.35-5.40.

Tickets are available from the Broadway box office, or online here...

Broadway offer their customers 4 hours parking in the Lace Market multi storey car park for a discount price of £3.00. You have to remember to give your parking ticket to the staff at the box office in Broadway and they will stamp it for you. Then, when you pay at the parking machine you will only have to pay £3.00!

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  • David

    lovely film, lovely meet up...

    October 28, 2013

  • Fiona

    What a touching, moving film. Thanks for putting it up Charlotte :)

    October 28, 2013

  • Charlotte

    A wonderful, moving film, which has given me a lot to think about. Great to catch up with you all and thank you for your company!

    October 27, 2013

  • Charlotte

    I'm at Broadway, in the Cafe Bar on the ground floor. I'm at a round table directly in front of the doors.

    October 27, 2013

  • Charlotte

    I'm about to head into town to do some shopping before the film. Hope that some of you make it despite the weather!

    October 27, 2013

  • Anne

    I hope to come along today but have a few tiles blown off my roof!!! I'm going up into the loft to examine the damage....

    October 27, 2013

  • gillian

    Maybe, I have seen a clip and it looks powerful, likely will need a few tissues... :o(

    October 12, 2013

    • Carolynn

      Think I'll be crying in this one but for the right reasons, not because the film is a musical! Just about recovered from Sunshine on Leith ;-)

      October 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This looks very interesting. I teach GCSE and A Level Japanese, so will recommend it to my students too!

    September 20, 2013

  • Aarthi

    Hopefully, if I'm around! :)

    September 20, 2013

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