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4.2
34 Ratings

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Directed by Lucy Walker
United States, 2012
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

Survivors in the hardest-hit areas of Japan’s recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins in this stunning visual haiku about the ephemeral nature of life and the healing power of Japan’s most beloved flower.

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The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom Directed by Lucy Walker

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

Sundance Film Festival

2012 | 2 wins including: Non-Fiction (Short Film Jury Prize)

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