True Mothers
  • Directors(s)

    Naomi Kawase

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    140m

  • Cast

    Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita

Film

True Mothers

self-harm references, child sexual abuse references

TRUE MOTHERS is a Japanese drama in which a family with an adopted child is contacted out of the blue by the child's birthmother.

  • Directors(s)

    Naomi Kawase

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Genre(s)

    Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    140m

  • Cast

    Hiromi Nagasaku, Arata Iura, Aju Makita

self-harm

There are references to self-harm in which a young woman with scars on her wrists admits to hurting herself after her mother abandoned her.

sexual violence and sexual threat

There are verbal references to teenage girls being lured into the sex industry and some becoming pregnant as a result.


There are scenes of emotional upset in which teen mothers are coerced into adopting out their babies. There are references to abortion and miscarriage. Moderate threat includes two men harassing a woman they believe owes them money. The woman later finds they have given her friend a black eye. There is a scene of moderate violence in which a teenager is slapped across the face after hitting a family member and pulling another's hair. Suicide references include a man saying his depressed girlfriend jumped off a building. There is no visual detail of the incident and the story is used to encourage a young woman to seek professional help before her depression worsens.
UseRuntimeDistributorClassification Date
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True MothersVOD/Streaming140m 0sArtificial Eye Film Co. Ltd07/06/2021
  • Classified date

    07/06/2021

  • Language

    Japanese