Accolades

• Best Feature Film, Fribourg International Film Festival 2021
• Best Supporting Actress, Asian Film Awards 2021
• Best Film nominee, San Sebastián International Film Festival 2020

Synopsis

After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, convinced by the discourse of an adoption association, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a baby boy. A few years later, their parenthood is shaken by a threatening unknown girl, Hikari, who claims to be the child’s biological mother.

Original Title

Asa ga kuru

Director

Naomi Kawase

Country

Japan

Age classification

15+