True Mothers

By Naomi Kawase 2020 Asa Ga Kuru Feature Film Completed
140 min
  • Drama
  • adoption
After "Radiance", the multi-award-winning director Naomi Kawase returns with a touching and though-provoking movie about adoption. Japan's entry for the Oscars 2021.


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.

True Mothers
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