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True Mothers

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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 claims to be the child's biological mother. Satoko decides to confront Hikari directly.


"The Japanese auteur Naomi Kawase has returned with another of her highly distinctive, tremulously sensitive movies...there is a sustained emotional seriousness in this movie, with committed performances." - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    140 minutes
  • Language
    Japanese
  • Country
    Japan
  • Director
    Naomi Kawase