Archive for March 16th, 2008

Well, not exactly, but it is set in Japan and on a side note it deals with how someone traveling to a completely foreign culture copes with what he experiences abroad.
This movie “Hanami – Kirschblüten” by German director Doris Dörrie tells the story of an old couple living an ordinary life in the middle of nowhere of Bavaria, a very rural and conservative area of Germany. The wife Trudi (Hannelore Elsner) always wanted to visit Japan, since she had a strong interest in the culture and her son is working in Tokyo, and now she is confronted with a diagnosis of her husband’s doctors telling her that he only has a few more months to live because he is suffering from cancer. (more…)


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Bayer Leverkusen – 1.FC Nürnberg 4:1
Werder Bremen – VfL Wolfsburg 0:1
FC Hansa Rostock – Hertha BSC Berlin 0:0
Karlsruher SC – Eintracht Frankfurt 0:1
VfL Bochum – VfB Stuttgart 1:1
Hamburger SV – Borussia Dortmund 1:0
Hannover 96 – Arminia Bielefeld 2:2
FC Energie Cottbus – FC Bayern München 2:0
FC Schalke 04 – MSV Duisburg 2:1 (more…)

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