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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
About the director Doris Dörrie.
About the film.
About the Japanese dance form Butoh
A selection of reviews of the film.