Legit Moms, Illegitimate Kid

Michelle Chu
19 min

24 September



Mota and City got married in 2019, but the two women are still not allowed to have their own child and become mothers. This documentary follows them as they refuse to back down, and embark on a 424-day journey full of physical and psychological challenges.

Michelle Chu

Michelle Chu graduated with an MA from the Department of Motion Pictures in National Taiwan University of the Arts and has served as executive producer on most films directed by Yang Li-Chou. Her directorial works include Legit Moms, Illegitimate Kid, Starfish Girl, Darling, How Are You? and Someone Else’s Shinjuku East.