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From the beginning an international release of the film was intended; as English is considered a key language in international film festivals, English subtitles were prepared. Aera staff 30 September Dangerous Moves — Richard Dembo That the film’s initial success depended largely on word-of-mouth was also a source of pride for the director.

Retrieved 15 June Daigo’s former classmate Yamashita Tetta Sugimoto insists that the mortician find a more respectable line of work and, until then, avoids him and his family. Life Is Beautiful — Roberto Benigni That’s very similar, physically, to the actions of the hisaisgi, cradling the body, being tender and gentle with it. Retrieved 8 June Sometime later, they learn of the death of Daigo’s father. Ultimately, the crew used digital effects to transplant a still image of the actor during the character’s funeral scene, allowing for a realistic effect.

Chunichi Shimbun in Japanese Evening ed. In all but one case, the dead are either young or already made-up, such that “the viewer can easily tolerate these images on the screen”. Although the encoffining ceremony was traditionally completed by the dead person’s family, a decreased interest in it opened a “niche market” for professional encoffiners.


Aidea wo katachi ni suru shigoto-jutsu: Yamagata News Online staff 22 February Nowhere in Africa — Caroline Link Retrieved 5 December Over time, Daigo becomes comfortable with his profession as he completes a number husaishi assignments and experiences the gratitude of the families of the deceased.

Asahi Shimbun in Japanese Evening ed. Tsotsi — Gavin Hood Retrieved 18 July In the early s, a year-old Motoki okurlbito his friend travelled to India; just before going, at the friend’s recommendation he read Shin’ya Fujiwara ‘s Memento Mori Latin for “remember that you will die”.

Ping, Yan; Ying, Bai 13 September Meanwhile, Kevin Maher of The Times described Departures as a ” verklempt comedy” with wearisome “push-button crying”, though he considered it saved by the quality of the acting, “stately” directing, and “dreamy” soundtrack. He praised its quiet emotional impact and humour, the interweaving of northern Japan scenery with Hisaishi’s cello score, and the film’s Japanese spirit.

Motoki, by then in his early 40s and having built a reputation as a realist, was jof as Daigo. Cockrell, Eddie 2 September Cinema Topics Online in Japanese. hsiaishi

Archived from the original on 23 May Daigo Kobayashi Masahiro Motoki loses his job as a cellist when his orchestra is disbanded. Japan Academy Prize for Best Film. Bicycle Thieves okueibito Vittorio De Sica Black Orpheus — Marcel Camus French, Philip 6 December By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Byrnes believes that this scene was meant to increase the emotional charge of the film, [52] and Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times considered it a “beautiful fantasy scene” through which the camera is “granted sudden freedom” from hisaisshi generally standard shots. Franck Tabouring of DVD Verdict was highly complimentary toward the film and the digital transfer, considering its visuals clean and sharp and the audio particularly the music “a pleasure to listen to”.


As such okuribitp felt a faithful translation was best, without going far to accommodate foreign audiences to unfamiliar cross-cultural elements. Yomiuri Shimbun in Japanese Evening ed. Pelle the Conqueror — Bille August Sports Nippon staff 15 January Nikkan Sports in Japanese.

Safety fears due to the building’s age led to the Sakata municipal government ending the organization’s lease, and hisqishi building was closed again at the end of March A Blu-ray edition followed in May.

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Mathews, Jeremy 12 January The cellist embraces that form when playing the instrument, very loving, affectionate. Cinema Topics Online staff 20 January okurjbito Handa, Takuya June Initial reviews in Japan were positive.

Departures received generally positive reviews from critics. His first assignment is to assist with the encoffinment of a woman who died at home and remained undiscovered for two okuriibito. Because of Japanese prejudices against those who handle the dead, distributors were reluctant to release it—until a surprise grand prize win at the Montreal World Film Festival in August Archived from the original PDF on 26 November The manufacturer, Mitsuoka Motorsis located in Takita’s home prefecture of Toyama.

Mainichi Shimbun in Japanese.