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Cherry Blossoms (Kirschbluten-Hanami)

Cherry Blossoms (Kirschbluten-Hanami)
  • 2008
  • Germany
  • 127 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Doris Dörrie
  • Cast: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Ayra Irizuki
  • Language: German/Japanese/English
  • Website: cherryblossoms.hautetfort.com

On finding out that her husband is gravely ill, elderly Trudi (Eisner) decides that now may be the time to take that long deferred trip to see the children – a trip from which they may not return. The eternal story of the ageist betrayal gets a fresh Germanic twist in this touching if fairly obvious evaluation of life, love and loss.

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Cherry Blossoms (Kirschbluten-Hanami)

2 Apr 20093 stars

DRAMA Who would be a parent? Unloved, unthanked and ultimately abandoned. The eternal story of ageist betrayal gets a fresh Germanic twist in this new film. On finding out that her husband is gravely ill, elderly Trudi (Hannalore Eisner) decides…

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