Family Romance LLC

Ontario Premiere | United States | 89 min

Director: Werner Herzog

Writer: Werner Herzog

Stars: Mahiro Tanimoto, Ishli Yuichi

Country/Language:  USA/Japanese

Notable Festivals: Telluride Film Festival, Cannes Special Screening, Cork Film Festival

Synopsis: Romance as a business. A man is hired to impersonate the missing father of a 12 year old girl. Shot in Japan, with Japanese actors, in Japanese language, Oscar-nominated auteur Werner Herzog brings to screen a unique angle to the recurring theme of individuals chasing impossible dreams.


Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog is a German film director, screenwriter, author, actor, and opera director. Herzog is a figure of the New German Cinema. His films often feature ambitious protagonists with impossible dreams, people with unique talents in obscure fields, or individuals who are in conflict with nature. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest film directors of all time.


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