Murakami Big Screen Adaptations

By Modern Films: Expanding the Cinema Experience

We're celebrating the release of Pierre Földes adaptation of Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman, available to stream now! 
 

Based on a collection of short stories by Haruki Murakami, this animation follows the lives of multiple characters as they navigate post-Tsunami existence and the existential repercussions of urban life, including a bank employee without ambition, his disheartened wife, a delusional accountant, a lost cat and a giant talkative frog.

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Discover the full list of Murakami's iconic books, adapted for the big screen.

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

Haruki Murakami

£9.99 £9.49

Film adaptation: Dir. Pierre Földes, 2023 | Tony Takitani, Dir. Jun Ichikawa 2004

After the Quake

After the Quake

Haruki Murakami

£9.99 £9.49

Film adaptation: All God’s Children Can Dance, Dir. Robert Logevall 2008

Norwegian Wood: Discover Haruki Murakami’s most beloved novel

Norwegian Wood: Discover Haruki Murakami’s most beloved novel

Haruki Murakami

£9.99 £9.49

Film adaptation, Norwegian Wood, Dir. Tran Ahn Hung 2010

The Elephant Vanishes

The Elephant Vanishes

Haruki Murakami

£9.99 £9.49

Film adaptation: Burning, Dir. Lee Chang-dong 2018

Men Without Women

Men Without Women

Haruki Murakami

£9.99 £9.49

Film adaptation: Drive My Car, Dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi 2021

Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love

Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love

Haruki Murakami

£14.99 £14.24

The international literary icon opens his eclectic closet: Here are photographs of Murakami's extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of the writer rarely seen by the public.

“An impressive achievement, a piece of storytelling which balances moments of flighty whimsy against deeper existential questions”  – Screen Daily


“Pierre Földes succeeds in a captivating adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s Short Stories”  – Cineuropa


“Gorgeously drawn. . . Translucent lines and rough crosshatched textures throughout the background art give the film both tactility and a touch of ephemerality ” – BFI/Sight & Sound

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