DEPARTURES (Yôjirô Takita, 2008)

Written by Kundo Koyama and directed by Yôjirô Takita, Okuribito revolves around cellist Daigo Kobayashi who, when the Tokyo orchestra for which he works folds, moves back to Yamagata with wife Mika, where they can live rent-free in the house his mother left him. (Daigo’s father abandoned his family and disappeared when Daigo was six.) […]