Wednesday Jan 13, 2021

U.S. Trailer for Naomi Kawase’s True Mothers Introduces Japan’s Oscar Entry



The films of Naomi Kawase don’t always receive major releases in the United States, but thankfully that’s not the case for her newest feature, True Mothers. In fact, not only is the Cannes and TIFF selection arriving in Virtual Cinemas at the end of the month, courtesy of Film Movement, it’s also Japan’s Oscar entry this year. C.J.

Prince said in his TIFF review, “True Mothers, Kawase’s adaptation of a novel by Mizuki Tsujimura, might be her most plot-heavy work to date. A new trailer has also now arrived, introducing the story of a married couple who struggles to get pregnant, but then adopts a child. True Mothers opens on January 29 in Virtual Cinemas. When the mother of the child returns years later, their family dynamic gets complicated. Jordan Raup is the founder and…. is a property of
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