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Departures (2008)

PG-13 09/13/2008 (US) Drama 2h 10m

The gift of last memories.


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.

  1. Yojiro Takita


  2. Kundô Koyama


Top Billed Cast

  1. Masahiro Motoki

    Masahiro Motoki

    Daigo Kobayashi

  2. Ryoko Hirosue

    Ryoko Hirosue

    Mika Kobayashi

  3. Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Ikuei Sasaki

  4. Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Tsuyako Yamashita

  5. Kimiko Yo

    Kimiko Yo

    Yuriko Kamimura

  6. Takashi Sasano

    Takashi Sasano

    Shokichi Hirata

  7. Tetta Sugimoto

    Tetta Sugimoto


  8. Tōru Minegishi

    Tōru Minegishi

    Yoshiki Kobayashi

  9. Tatsuo Yamada

    Tatsuo Yamada


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Original Title おくりびと

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue $69,932,387.00


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