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65 Ratings

Kabei: Our Mother


Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 2008
Drama, History


The latest film from Yoji Yamada depicts the strong bond between a mother and her family during WWII. Set in Tokyo in 1940, the peaceful life of the Nogami Family suddenly changes when the father, Shigeru, is arrested and accused of being a Communist.

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Kabei: Our Mother Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Asian Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2009 | 12 nominations including: Best Film

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