Haru's Journey

Haru's Journey (春との旅, Haru to no Tabi) is a 2010 Japanese drama film directed by Masahiro Kobayashi. It was released in Japan on 22 May. The film stars Tatsuya Nakadai as Tadao, the lead actor; Eri Tokunaga as Haru, the lead actress; Hideji Ōtaki as Shigeo Kanamoto (Tadao's brother); Teruyuki Kagawa as Shinichi Tsuda (Haru's father); Naho Toda as Nobuko Tsuda (Shinichi's wife). The film was distributed by Asmik Ace and T-Joy.[1][2]

Haru's Journey
Haru's Journey.jpg
Cover art of DVD.
HepburnHaru to no Tabi
Directed byMasahiro Kobayashi
Produced byMuneyuki Kii
Naoko Kobayashi
Written byMasahiro Kobayashi
CinematographyKenji Takama
Distributed byAsmik Ace
Release date
  • May 22, 2010 (2010-05-22) (Japan)
Running time
134 minutes


The film won the 65th Mainichi Film Award for Excellence Film, and the actress Eri Tokunaga won the Sponichi Grand Prix Newcomer Award for her role in the film.[3] Mark Schilling of The Japan Times gave the film 4 out of 5 stars.[4]


  1. ^ "春との旅". Eiga (in Japanese). Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "春との旅". Cinama Today (in Japanese). Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "第65回 日本映画大賞". Mainichi. Retrieved August 5, 2017.
  4. ^ Schilling, Mark (May 21, 2010). "'Haru tono tabi (Travels with Haru)'". The Japan Times.

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