Like Father, Like Son
aka Soshite chichi ni naru First screened in October 2013
Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda. Cast: Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Jun Kunimura, Maki Yôko, Lily Franky, Isao Natsuyagi, Megumi Morisaki, Kirin Kiki, Jun Fubuki. Screenplay: Hirokazu Kore-eda. Twitter Capsule:
Assured, yet full of crutches and cliché. "Sensitivity" a blessing and a curse. Floating pans, weepy pianos.
Proficient as it is, I saw most of it coming from the first five minutes. Some details I predicted just from three-sentence festival blurb. Not a great sign.