From Great Expectations to the Return of the Jedi to Jerry Maguire, the father-son relationship has been an almost obsessive subject for (mostly male) filmmakers. Sometimes destructive, sometimes wishful, rarely uncomplicated: the relationship is represented in many different ways. With the role of fathers increasingly in the spotlight, the programme takes a timely look at movie dads and their boys and reveals how the relationship expresses both unchanging desires and rapidly shifting circumstances.
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