Wednesday, September 29, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Drama - Germany
Directed by Doris Dörrie
In German and Japanese with English Subtitles
Synopsis, Kanopy: A tender, emotionally intense and profoundly moving story of marital love. Only Trudi knows that her husband Rudi is suffering from a terminal illness. She decides not to tell him and convinces him to visit their family in Berlin. Then, suddenly, Trudi dies. Rudi is devastated but vows to make up for her lost life. And so he embarks on his last journey - to Tokyo - in the midst of the cherry blossom festival, a celebration of beauty, impermanence and new beginnings.
Nominated for the Golden Berlin Bear at the 2008 Berlin international Film Festival . Winner of Outstanding Feature Film and Best Actor at the German Film Awards.
"A quiet, moving tale of love and loss" - Moira MacDonald, The Seattle Times
Calloway Room 145