Kirschblüten – Hanami
Germany, 2008, 122 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, Seniors, Woman Director
Program: Modern Masters
Language: German, Japanese English Sub-Titles
This profoundly moving story of marital love won the Most Popular Film Award at the Seattle Film Festival. Trudi discovers that Rudi is suffering from a terminal disease, but decides to keep it from him. Instead she plans to take a long-planned trip together to Japan to visit their son.
DIRECTOR: Doris Dörrie
Producer: Molly von Fürstenberg, Harald Kügler
Editor: Inez Regnier, Frank Müller
Screenwriter: Doris Dörrie
Cinematographer: Hanno Lentz
Music: Claus Bantzer
Principal Cast: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Nadja Uhl, Maximilian Brückner
Filmography: Naked (2002), Enlightenment Guaranteed (1999), Am I Beautiful? (1998), Nobody Loves Me (1994), Paradise (1986)
Print Source: Bavaria Films International
Ciroc/Johnnie Walker/Don Julio
Official Film Website
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