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15 Ratings


Yôkame no semi

Directed by Izuru Narushima
Japan, 2011


After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child.

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Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

2012 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2012 | 10 wins including: Best Film

2012 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

2011 | Nominee: Rookie of the Year

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