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Departures

Okuribito

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Directed by Yôjirô Takita
Japan, 2008
Drama

Synopsis

With the breakup of his Tokyo orchestra, a young cellist returns with his adoring wife to his hometown. Searching for work, he responds to a cryptic ad for work in “Departures”, only to find out that the position is in the ritual preparation of corpses.

Synopsis

With the breakup of his Tokyo orchestra, a young cellist returns with his adoring wife to his hometown. Searching for work, he responds to a cryptic ad for work in “Departures”, only to find out that the position is in the ritual preparation of corpses.

Trailer
DeparturesDirected byYôjirô Takita

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2009 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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