Fake mother (2018)

Journey to Miyakojima (original title)
A quietly ailing family matriarch and NBA team owner who is hoping to reunite her shattered family at a serene island off the coast of Okinawa, thousands of miles away from home.



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Release Date:

June 2018 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

A whale in my stomach  »

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2.35 : 1
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