- Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Masahiro Motoki, Mitsuyo Hoshino, Ryôko Hirosue, Ryôsuke Ôtani, Sanae Miyata, Takashi Sasano, Tarô Ishida, Tatsuhito Okuda, Tatsuo Yamada, Tetta Sugimoto, Tôru Minegishi, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yukari Tachibana
- Yôjirô Takita
- Drama, Music
- June 19, 2009
- English, Japanese
Daigo Kobayashi is a loyal cellist in an orchestra that has simply been dissolved and now finds himself with no job. Daigo decides to maneuver again to his previous hometown along with his spouse to search for work and begin over. He solutions a categorised advert entitled “Departures” pondering it’s an commercial for a journey company solely to find that the job is definitely for a “Nokanshi” or “encoffineer,” a funeral skilled who prepares deceased our bodies for burial and entry into the following life. Whereas his spouse and others despise the job, Daigo takes a sure satisfaction in his work and begins to excellent the artwork of “Nokanshi,” appearing as a mild gatekeeper between life and dying, between the departed and the household of the departed. The movie follows his profound and typically comical journey with dying as he uncovers the marvel, pleasure and that means of life and dwelling.