A film adaptation directed by Tran Anh Hung was released in Japan in 2010. The film stars Kenichi Matsuyama as Watanabe, Rinko Kikuchi as Naoko and Kiko Mizuhara as Midori. It was presented at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. Jonny Greenwood scored the film.
Locations used in the film include Tonomine highlands, Mineyama highlands and the Kasumi coast.