Posters Show All

Departures Poster

Find out where to watch Departures on Find where to watch on

Languages (14)

Original Title


Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 130

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: ja

Webpage: Link

Release InfoShow All

  •  PG-13

  • 2009-06-03

  • 2009-12-04

  • 2009-12-04

  • 2010-04-09

  • 2014-09-13

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • おくりびと
  • Nokan - Die Kunst des Ausklangs
  • A Partida
  • Departures
  • 送行者,礼仪师之奏
  • Okuribito
  • Pożegnania
Content Score: 100


7.3/10 (43 votes)


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.


No tagline has been added.


Director: Yôjirô Takita

Show All Show All


Masahiro Motoki

Masahiro Motoki
as Daigo Kobayashi

Tsutomu Yamazaki

Tsutomu Yamazaki
as Ikuei Sasaki

Ryōko Hirosue

Ryōko Hirosue
as Mika Kobayashi

Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Kazuko Yoshiyuki
as Tsuyako Yamashita

Show All Show All

Backdrops Show All


Production Companies

Reviews Show All

There are no English reviews for this movie. Would you like to write one?