Visiting actress Angelina Jolie, who plays a mother searching for her son in her latest movie, “Changeling,” voiced sympathy Friday for the mothers of Japanese abducted by North Korean agents in the 1970s and ’80s.

“I would like to meet those mothers (who must have had an) extraordinarily difficult time,” Jolie, 33, also a goodwill ambassador of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, told reporters in Tokyo while promoting the movie, after learning of the kidnappings.

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