Family Romance LLC

Love is a business at Family Romance, a company that rents human stand-ins for any occasion. Founder Yuichi Ishii helps make his clients’ dreams come true. Mahiro's mother will hire Ishii to impersonate her missing father. The line between acting and reality threatens to blur.

  • Werner Herzog
    Director
  • Roc Morin
    Producer
  • Roc Morin
    Additional Photography
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 21, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Japan
  • Language:
    Japanese
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Cannes Film Festival
    Cannes
    France
    May 18, 2019
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Telluride Film Festival
    Telluride
    United States
    August 30, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Film Constellation
    Sales Agent
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
  • Mubi
    Distributor
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Internet
  • Anticipate Pictures
    Distributor
    Country: Singapore
    Rights: Theatrical
  • Filmtrade
    Distributor
    Country: Greece
    Rights: Theatrical
  • Nour Films
    Distributor
    Country: France
    Rights: Theatrical
  • BFI Films
    Distributor
    Country: United Kingdom
    Rights: Video on Demand
  • Legendmain Filmes
    Distributor
    Country: Portugal
    Rights: All Rights
Director - Werner Herzog