Release date14 May 2011 (2011-05-14) (Cannes) WriterCristian Jimenez, Alejandro Zambra (novel) CastDiego Noguera (Julio), Nathalia Galgani (Emilia), Gabriela Arancibia (Bárbara), Cristóbal Briceño (Hippie), Julio Carrasco (Poeta excéntrico) Music directorCaroline Chaspoul, Eduardo Henriquez Similar moviesChile movies, Dramas
TaglineA story of love, books and plants.
Bonsai (Spanish: Bonsái) is a 2011 Chilean drama film directed by Cristián Jiménez, based on a book of the same name by Alejandro Zambra. It premiered during the Un Certain Regard section at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. The film was released in UK theaters on 30 March 2012 and US theaters on 11 May 2012.