Japan has selected Naomi Kawase’s True Mothers as its entry for the best international feature film category at the Oscars.
The decision was made by the Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan.
Kawase’s drama received a Cannes 2020 label earlier this year and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last month before screening at San Sebastian.
True Mothers is a drama in which a woman with an adopted child is contacted unexpectedly by the child’s birth mother.
This is the first time Kawase has represented