Departures [2-Disc Edition]

Departures [2-Disc Edition]

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Original Name  禮儀師之奏鳴曲 [雙碟版]
Official Release Date Jun 25, 2009
Starring Ryoko Hirosue, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki
Director Takita Yojiro
Screen Format Anamorphic Wide Screen
Video Format NTSC
Audio Dolby Digital 5.1
Language Japanese, Cantonese
Subtitles Chinese, English
Year 2009
Genre Drama
Version  Hong Kong
  Category IIA
Not suitable for children.
PAX-Code PAX0002739822
Catalog No.  DCN0210
Item Code  9200906000210


Daigo Kobayashi is a cellist whose dream is shattered when his Tokyo orchestra suddenly closes down. Left with no choice but to sell his prized cello, Daigo returns with his wife Mika to his late mother’s house, deep in the Japanese countryside.

In need of money, Daigo responds to an ad in the paper for a job in ‘Departures’, mistakenly thinking that it might be somehow related to travel. But to his complete surprise Daigo finds he has applied for a position as an ‘encoffineer’ – a man who performs the delicate and traditional Japanese ritual of preparing the bodies of the recently deceased for their departure to the next life – and without having time to think about it, he accepts the job…


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ernest.lo (1) on 04, Jun. 2010 08:35 (HKT)
brilliantly crafted
excellent movie to show the human emotions and connections. the 2 disc edition is a bonus because you get to see the behind the scene features. music was very moving too.
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