Family Romance, Llc

Romance is a business. Family, friends, followers. All available for hire. A man is hired to impersonate the missing father of a twelve 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’s fakery-filled docudrama sparks genuine joy” - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

★★★★ “A study of an artificial business with a deeply human soul.” - Danny Leigh, Financial Times

★★★★ “Herzog takes an unconventional route, but in the end he manages to find emotional truth in this tender, funny and sweet story about modern relationships.” - Tom Bond, Little White Lies

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Runtime 89 Minutes
Release date 2020
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