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Status: Released

Runtime: 130

Budget: -

Revenue: $69,932,387

Language: ja

Webpage: Link

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  •  PG-13

  • 2009-06-03

  • 2009-11-26

  • 2009-12-04

  • 2009-12-04

  • 2010-04-09

  • 2014-09-13

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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
  • 送行者:禮儀師的樂章
Content Score: 100


7.4/10 (73 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.


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Director: Yôjirô Takita

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Masahiro Motoki

Masahiro Motoki
as Daigo Kobayashi

Tsutomu Yamazaki

Tsutomu Yamazaki
as Ikuei Sasaki

Ryoko Hirosue

Ryoko Hirosue
as Mika Kobayashi

Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Kazuko Yoshiyuki
as Tsuyako Yamashita

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