DEPARTURES

By Yojiro TAKITA

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Drama - Completed 2008

Winer of the 2009 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, DEPARTURES is an emotional, inspiring and often amusing story that has all the ingredients of the next 'Life is Beautiful.'

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 131 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yojiro TAKITA
    • Writer(s)
    • Kundo KOYAMA
    • Producer(s)
    • Toshiaki NAKAZAWA, Toshihisa WATAI
    • Synopsis
    • DEPARTURES is a beautiful and unusual love story that surprises you with bursts of humor, that moves you with its detail and its humanity - whilst at the same time giving an extraordinary insight into a complex and unique culture. It's a film that will make you laugh and cry - but above all, leaves you with one overriding feeling...joy.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2007
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