When Trudi learns that her husband Rudi is dangerously ill, she suggests visiting their children in Berlin without telling him the truth. As Franzi and Karl don't care much about their parents, Trudi and Rudi go to the Baltic Sea, where Trudi suddenly dies. Rudi is thrown out of gear, even more when he learns that his wife wanted to live a totally different life in Japan...
6 March 2008 (Germany)
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Also Known As:
Las flores del cerezo
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Opening Weekend USA: $3,322,
18 January 2009, Limited Release
Gross USA: $103,797, 21 June 2009
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer. See more
Your cue, mama.
Go on, mama.
Mama, please, 'The Mayfly'. Come one, mama. For us.
'Stop! What you're doing is murder!'
'Such cruelty is not a must... '
'The Mayfly has but one short day... '
'One single day of pain, one single day of lust... '
'Oh, let it hover there, until it meets it's end. It's heavens last forever. It's life one day to make amends.' Right, mama?
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