The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom will screen at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival on November 4th 2012 at 5.30pm at the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas.

The tsunami and the cherry blossom

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom


DIRECTOR: Lucy Walker  PRODUCERS: Kira Carstensen, Lucy Walker UK | 2011 | Documentary | Blu-ray | Colour | 55 mins | Japanese with English subtitles

Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan’s devastating 2011 tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins. A stunning visual poem about the ephemeral nature of life and the healing power of Japan’s most beloved flower.

The film was nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 2012 Academy Awards.