True Mothers

By Naomi Kawase 2020 Asa Ga Kuru Feature Film
140 min
True Mothers
  • Drama
  • adoption
After "Radiance", the 3-time Cannes awarded director Naomi Kawase returns with a touching movie placing us in the heart of Japanese adoption system.

Synopsis

After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, convinced by the discourse of an adoption association, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a baby boy. A few years later, their parenthood is shaken by a threatening unknown girl, Hikari, who pretends to be the child's biological mother. Satoko decides to confront Hikari directly.

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