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Festival in Media
Section: Made in Germany
Country: Germany 
Year: 2015


Grüße aus Fukushima 

color/108 minutes

Director: Doris Dörrie Screenplay:Doris Dörrie Cinematography:Hanno Lentz Editing:Frank J. Müller Cast: Rosalie Thomass, Kaori Momoi, Aya Irizuki

A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

Production: ARTE Deutschland, Constantin Film AG, Majestic Filmproduktion, Olga Film, Rolize, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)



Doris Dörrie

Born in Hanover, Germany in 1955, she studied acting and film in Stockton in California and subsequently philosophy and psychology in New York. From 1975-78 she studied at Munich’s University of Film and Television where she later taught. After a number of films for television she made her debut as a feature film director in 1983 and directed the phenomenally successful comedy, MÄNNER in 1985. Her film, GLÜCK (BLISS) was screened at the 2012 Berlinale.






Selected Filmography

2016 Fukushima, Mon Amour

2014 Que Caramba Es La Vida (Dieses schöne Scheißleben)

2014 The Whole Shebang

2012 Bliss

2009 The Hairdresser

2007 Cherry Blossoms

2005 The Fisherman And His Wife - Why Women Never Get Enough

2002 NAKED

1999 Enlightenment Guaranteed