True mothers

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New York, NY : Film Movement, [2021].
Not rated by the MPAA.


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on "As Ga Kuru" written by Mizuki Tsujimura.
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Title from cover art.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
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Aspect ratio 1.85:1; widescreen.
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Special features: Juliette Binoche and Naomi Kawase discuss True Mothers; bonus short film Return to Toyama, written and directed by Atsushi Hirai (24 min.).
Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita, Reo Sato, Taketo Tanaka, Hiroko Nakajima, Tetsu Hirahara, Ren Komai, Masami Horiuchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Masaki Mura, Shoko Ikezu, Ryuya Wakaba, Munetaka Aoki, Go Riju
After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a child. Over the next six years, the middle-class couple and their young son Asato settle into a comfortable, albeit routine, life. The family's orderly existence is shattered by the arrival of Hikari, a young woman claiming to be Asato's biological mother, demanding his return. As tensions mount, Satoko grows more and more emboldened to defend her family.
Target Audience
Not rated by the MPAA.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound/2.0 stereo.
Japanese with optional English subtitles.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Yamamoto, H., Tsujimura, M., Rijū, G., Aoki, M., Wakaba, R., Ikezu, S., Mura, M., Komai, R., Horiuchi, M., Nagasaku, H., Nakajima, H., Tanaka, T., Sato, R., Makita, A., Iura, A., Hirahara, T., & Kawase, N. (2021). True mothers . Film Movement.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hiroshi Yamamoto et al.. 2021. True Mothers. New York, NY: Film Movement.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hiroshi Yamamoto et al.. True Mothers New York, NY: Film Movement, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Yamamoto, Hiroshi, et al. True Mothers Film Movement, 2021.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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