Okuribito (original title). PG | 2h 10min | Drama, Music | 19 June (USA) · Departures Poster · Trailer. | Trailer. 1 VIDEO | IMAGES. Departures is a Japanese drama film directed by Yōjirō Takita and starring Masahiro . For the new title, Koyama coined the term okuribito as a euphemism for nōkanshi, derived from the words okuru ("to send off") and hito ("person"). Director Yojiro Takita and writer Kundo Koyama examine the rituals surrounding death in Japan with this tale of an out-of-work cellist who accepts a job as a.
Yojiro Takita's “Okuribito” focuses on one Japanese death custom that, because of those female relations, I did not experience: the ministrations. Movie: Departures; Romaji: Okuribito; Japanese: おくりびと; Director: Yojiro Takita; Writer: Kundo Koyama; Producer: Yasuhiro Mase; Cinematographer Takeshi. “Okuribito” (Departures), a movie shot in Sakata City in Yamagata Prefecture, won the Best Foreign Language Oscar in The main movie.
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