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. In Japanese with English subtitles. Director Naomi Kawase (Japan 2020) 140 min.
EXTRA CONTENT: A special pre-recorded conversation with director Naomi Kawase, moderated by Juliette Binoche