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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  1. Kundô Koyama


  2. Yôjirô Takita


Top Billed Cast

  1. Masahiro Motoki

    Masahiro Motoki

    Daigo Kobayashi

  2. Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Tsutomu Yamazaki

    Ikuei Sasaki

  3. Ryoko Hirosue

    Ryoko Hirosue

    Mika Kobayashi

  4. Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Kazuko Yoshiyuki

    Tsuyako Yamashita

  5. Kimiko Yo

    Kimiko Yo

    Yuriko Kamimura

  6. Takashi Sasano

    Takashi Sasano

    Shokichi Hirata

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Original Title おくりびと

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget -

Revenue $69,932,387.00

Homepage http://www.departures-themovie.com/

Release Information

  • September 13, 2008
    PG-13, Theatrical



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