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Japanese comedy drama starring Masahiro Motoki as Daigo Kobayashi, a professional cellist who loses his job when his orchestra disbands. He and his wife Mika (Ryoko Hirosue) move back into his childhood home and he begins to look for work. When he answers a classified advert entitled 'Departures', he assumes it is for a travel agency; it is in fact an undertakers.

To the bemusement of his wife and friends, Daigo throws himself into his unusual new work with pride and vigour, and learns a lot about life, death and love in the process.

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Japanese comedy drama starring Masahiro Motoki as Daigo Kobayashi, a professional cellist who loses his job when his orchestra disbands. He and his wife Mika (Ryoko Hirosue) move back into his childhood home and he begins to look for work. When he answers a classified advert entitled 'Departures', he assumes it is for a travel agency; it is in fact an undertakers.

To the bemusement of his wife and friends, Daigo throws himself into his unusual new work with pride and vigour, and learns a lot about life, death and love in the process.

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Extras

  • High Definition digital transfer
  • Original 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 stereo options
  • Optional English subtitles
  • The Making of Departures – a documentary featuring interviews with cast and crew and on set footage
  • Encoffinment – the complete unedited footage of the cleansing ritual partially shown throughout the film
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035017280
Catalogue Number FCD1559
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2008
Director Yojiro Takita
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries Japan
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Subtitles English
Language(s) Japanese
Running time 130 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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