KORE-EDA + KIKI: Like Father Like Son

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November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

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KORE-EDA + KIKI

This series celebrates the accomplishments of master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda and also the prolific actress Kirin Kiki who sadly passed away in September. We will be screening three films by Kore-eda – two of which includes Kirin Kiki in the cast. Kiki was a frequent collaborator in his films, including Shoplifters, her last film, which won Kore-eda the prestigious Palme D’Or at Cannes earlier this year.

LIKE FATHER LIKE SONそして父にな

November 13, 2018 6:30 PM

(Second screening on December 14, 2018)

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda [2013] 120 min.

Successful architect Ryota learns that his biological son was switched at birth with the boy he has raised as his own. As two very different families are mashed together, the two couples are faced with an excruciating dilemma and must make a life impacting decision between the two sons.

This thought provoking drama is a story of personal redemption that unveils the essence of what family truly means in contemporary Japan.

 

Awards + Nominations:

2013 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or

2013 Cannes Film Festival – Winner of Jury Prize, commendation from the Ecumenical Jury

2013 Toronto International Film Festival – Won the Rogers People’s Choice Award

2013 Vancouver International Film Festival – Peoples Choice Award

2013 San Sebastián International Film Festival – Wuaki.TV Audience Award

2013 Japan Academy Awards – Nominated picture and director of the year, winner of outstanding performance by actor and actress in supporting role

 

Films in the series:

November 13 – LIKE FATHER LIKE SON

December 4 – OUR LITTLE SISTER

December 14 – LIKE FATHER LIKE SON

December 18 – AFTER LIFE

 

ABOUT Director Hirokazu Kore-eda

ABOUT Actress Kirin Kiki


Details

Starts:
November 13 @ 6:30 pm
Ends:
November 13 @ 8:30 pm
Doors Open:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Required
Language:
Japanese with English subtitles
Event Category:

Organizer

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Phone:
416-966-1600
Email:
info@jftor.org
Website:
www.jftor.org

Venue

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Phone:
416-966-1600
Website:
www.jftor.org

Registration

Like Father Like Son: KOREEDA + KIKI FILM SERIES

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