Great Mother (Yumiko)

Mako Idemitsu

1983, 24:30 minutes, colour, English subtitles


A mother tries to help her daughter, who finds a man on the street, lives with him and comes back to her with his baby. She is an understanding, intellectual woman being a perfect mother and a publisher. But, her daughter feels something wrong with the relationship with her mother, who is too understanding.
The daughter must go out to the street and look for another man for a kind of love she desires.
This is a trap in which a woman tries to be perfect with both her family and work.

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