Cherry Blossoms (Kirschbluten-Hanami)
- 127 min
- 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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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Cherry Blossoms (Kirschbluten-Hanami)2 Apr 2009
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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