True mothers

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New York, NY : Film Movement, [2021].
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1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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New York, NY : Film Movement, [2021].


General Note
Based on "As Ga Kuru" written by Mizuki Tsujimura.
General Note
Title from cover art.
General Note
Based on "Asa ga kuru" by Mizuki Tsujimura.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
General Note
Aspect ratio 1.85:1; wide screen.
General Note
Special features: Juliette Binoche and Naomi Kawase discuss True Mothers; Bonus short film Return to Toyama, written and directed by Atsushi Hirai (24 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Yuta Tsukinaga, Naoki Sakakibara ; editor, Tina Baz ; music, Akira Kosemura, An Tôn Thât.
Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita, Reo Sato, Taketo Tanaka, Hiroko Nakajima, Tetsu Hirahara, Ren Komai, Masami Horiuchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Masaki Miura, 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." --,(Source of summary not specified)
Target Audience
Not rated by the MPAA.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound/2.0 stereo.
Japanese dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

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

Naomi, Kawase et al.. 2021. True Mothers. Film Movement.

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

Naomi, Kawase et al.. True Mothers Film Movement, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kawase, Naomi,, 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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