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Set during the Edo Period, a young man from a noble family meets a young woman under a special tree called "Raiou" (the tree was struck by lightning at one time with the broken part eventually sprouting out cherry blossoms). The young woman lived freely in the mountains after she was abducted as a young child. The couple soon fall in love under the Raiou tree, but become acutely aware of their different social positions & the ramifications it has on their relationship.

  1. Ryuichi Hiroki

    Director

  2. Mari Ueza

    Writer

  3. Masato Kato

    Writer

  4. Sachiko Tanaka

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Yū Aoi

    Yū Aoi

    Rai / Yu

  2. Masaki Okada

    Masaki Okada

    Narimichi

  3. Keisuke Koide

    Keisuke Koide

    Sukejiro Seta

  4. Akira Emoto

    Akira Emoto

    Kakunoshi Enokido

  5. Saburo Tokito

    Saburo Tokito

    Riemon

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The Lightning Tree
The Lightning Tree

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Original Title 雷桜

Status Released

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  • October 22, 2010
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 13m

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