08 February 2014

Like Father Like Son..

I just returned from a flying visit to Tokyo for work.  Such an amazing city and still one of my all time favourite places in the world.

I took a day flight home which was a little indulgent for a work day... I think being on a plane is one of those few times in this day and age when you can truly 'disconnect' from the world (although I know some airlines are now offering wi-fi).  I spent a lovely 7 hours on my own watching movies, eating, reading and sleeping.  It's been ages since I have done that!

I flew with ANA so they had a great selection of Japanese films and one caught my eye.  It's called "Like Father Like Son" and I loved it.  I cried.  The film picked up the Jury Prize in 2013 at Cannes and is a story about two families whose sons were switched at birth.  The film so beautifully deals with themes such as nature vs nurture and family dynamics.  As a parent, I think it definitely affected me more than it would've if I had watched it pre-baby.  Regardless of whether you are a parent or not though, I recommend you find it and watch it!

1 comments:

R said...

Ooooh I'll try to check it out!

 

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