Departures

Wednesday 14th March 20127:30 PM

Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature – as an undertaker’s assistant.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

88%

Genre:

Drama, Foreign, Music

Director:

Yôjirô Takita

Writer:

Kundô Koyama

Leads:

Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ryoko Hirosue, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Takashi Sasano

Length:

130 minutes

Year:

2008

Country:

Japan

Language:

English

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