June 17 2020

Trailer for movie “True Mothers”

Trailer added for movie “True Mothers” starring Hiromi Nagasaku and Arata Iura. The film is based on 2015 novel “Asa ga Kuru” by Mizuki Tsujimura (“Until The Break Of Dawn“) and directed by Naomi Kawase. “True Mothers” was also selected for the 2020 Cannes Film Festivals (the festival will not open to the public this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak). The trailer trailer begins with a phone ring and Satoko Kurihara (Hiromi Nagasaku) answer’s the phone. A woman’s voice on the other end states “I want my kid back.” Meanwhile, below are 4 new still images for the movie.

“True Mothers” will be released October 23, 2020 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Kiyokazu Kurihara (Arata Iura) and Satoko (Hiromi Nagasaku) are a married couple. They do not have children. They learn about plenary adoption and adopt a baby son. 6 years later, the couple live happily with their son Asato. They receive a phone call from a woman, who introduces herself as Hikari Katakura (Aju Makita). She is Asato’s birth mother. She tells them she wants her son back, but, if she can’t, she wants money.

Kiyokazu and Satoko met Hikari one time in the past. At that time, Hikari was 14 years old. She was a nice girl, who gave them a letter for baby Asato. But when Kiyokazu and Satoko meet Hikari again, there is no image of Hikari as a nice girl anymore. Who is she? What is her purpose?

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