Cherry Blossoms

Director:   Doris Dörrie
Year:   2008
Language:   German, English and Japanese
Time:   127 minutes

A German man's life is thrown into turmoil by the death of his wife and the alienation of his children. A trip to Japan renews his spirit as he comes to understand his wife's passion for the Japanese dance form Butoh.

Unrated, but contains brief nudity.

Post-film discussion led by Dr. Rachel Krantz, Associate Professor of French at Shepherd University.


About the director Doris Dörrie.

About the film.

About the Japanese dance form Butoh

A selection of reviews of the film.