The late Kirin Kiki maintained such an industrious work schedule that moviegoers have had multiple chances to pay their last respects since she passed away last September. “Cherry Blossoms and Demons” is her actual swan song, albeit one that all but the most ardent fan can probably skip.

This dopey supernatural drama is the third Japan-themed movie from German director Doris Dorrie, though the first to get a proper theatrical release here. Local audiences may be bemused to discover that it’s actually a sequel to the earlier “Cherry Blossoms” (2008), in which a recently bereaved widower, Rudi, travels to Japan to fulfil his late wife’s dream of becoming a butoh dancer.

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