Departures

Departures is a 2008 critically acclaimed Japanese film by Yōjirō Takita winning the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the 32nd Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year. 

Departures

Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki), a cellist in Tokyo, loses his job when his orchestra is disbanded and decides to move back to his hometown in Yamagata with his wife Mika (Ryōko Hirosue). He answers an job ad in the newspaper for “assisting departures”. He gets hired on the spot and learns that involves preparing the dead.

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