|The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom|
|84th Academy Awards|
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom is a 2011 short documentary film directed by Lucy Walker. The film follows survivors of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami as they prepare for the beginning of cherry blossom season.
Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan's recent 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.