Rebirth (2011)

Rebirth is a 2011 Japanese movie directed by Izuru Narushima and based on a novel by Mitsuyo Kakuta.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Youkame no Semi
Release date
April 29, 2011
Directed by
Izuru Narushima
Written by
Satoko Okudera (screenplay)
Distributed by


A woman name Kiwako has an affair with a married man. Kiwako is unable to conceive, so when her lover’s wife gives birth to a daughter, she kidnaps the baby and takes off. After four years living happily as a mother, she’s arrested and the child, Erina, is taken away from her. Years later, Erina is a university student who’s grown up resenting her true parents. Soon, she has an affair of her own and ends up getting pregnant with a baby boy. In order to learn more herself, she decides to retrace the steps of her early life.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Mao Inoue Mao Inoue Erina
Hiromi Nagasaku Hiromi Nagasaku Kiwako
Jun Fubuki Jun Fubuki
Gekidan Hitori Gekidan Hitori
Eiko Koike Eiko Koike
Yoko Moriguchi Yoko Moriguchi
Tetsushi Tanaka Tetsushi Tanaka
No photo available Konomi Watanabe
yo-yoshida Yo Yoshida
Kimiko Yo Kimiko Yo
Min Tanaka Min Tanaka
Mitsuru Hirata Mitsuru Hirata
Miwako Ichikawa Miwako Ichikawa

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  • Trailer (Japanese)

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Last Updated 30 Aug 2014 at 21:55