Her Mother

Director: Yoshinori SATO

Cast: Ryo NISHIYAMA / Yukihiro NISHIYAMA / Taijiro ARAKAWA / Nanase IWAI

Genre: Thriller / Court Drama

[2017 / Color / HD / Stereo / 95 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]

[Festival Records]

Official Selection - The 21st Busan International Film Festival

Winner: Special Mention Award - The 23th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema

Official Selection - The 4th Taoyuan Film Festival

Official Selection - Dharamshala Film Festival



43-year-old business woman, Harumi. She lives with her husband, after their only daughter, Michiyo, married two years ago. One day, Michiyo is killed by her husband, Koji. Koji is sentenced to death. Harumi initially agreed with it, but starts thinking to stop the death penalty of Koji.

Although her husband and all her family are strongly opposed to her decision, she keeps trying to stop the death penalty with the help of Koji's lawyer. Harumi had a secret of Michiyo that she doesn't want to tell anyone.


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