Departures

Departures (2008)

The gift of last memories.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2008-09-13
  • User Rating: 7.8/10 from 774 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 10min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: TBS
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Yojiro Takita
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Summary

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.

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  • Masahiro Motoki

    as Daigo Kobayashi
  • Ryoko Hirosue

    as Mika Kobayashi
  • Tsutomu Yamazaki

    as Ikuei Sasaki
  • Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    as Tsuyako Yamashita
  • Kimiko Yo

    as Yuriko Kamimura
  • Takashi Sasano

    as Shokichi Hirata
  • Tetta Sugimoto

    as Yamashita
  • Toru Minegishi

    as Yoshiki Kobayashi
  • Tatsuo Yamada

    as Togashi
  • Yukari Tachibana

    as
  • Tarō Ishida

    as Sonezaki
  • Sanae Miyata

    as Naomi Togashi
  • Ryosuke Otani

    as Tomeo's Father
Sound Joe Hisaishi Original Music Composer
Production Takefumi Yoshikawa Casting
Production Toshiaki Nakazawa Producer
Directing Yojiro Takita Director
Writing Kundo Koyama Screenplay
Camera Takeshi Hamada Director of Photography
Editing Akimasa Kawashima Editor
Art Fumio Ogawa Production Design
Production Yasuhiro Mase Executive Producer
Production Ichirô Nobukuni Producer
Production Toshihisa Watai Producer
Production Hideharu Yamashita Line Producer

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