Cherry Blossoms (Hanami)
Release Date: January 16th, 2009
Not Yet Rated|2 hr. 7 min.
Learning that her husband, Rudi (Elmar Wepper), has a terminal illness, Trudi (Hannelore Elsner) hides the knowledge from him and persuades him to visit their son in Japan. During the course of their journey, she dies in her sleep -- before telling Rudi of his impending death. Grief-stricken, he continues on toward Japan, finally finding peace at Mount Fuji.
Director: Doris Dörrie
Distributor: Strand Releasing