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The non-profit organization Sakata Location Box was established in December to handle on-location matters such as finding extras and negotiating locations. Initial reviews in Japan were positive. Schilling, Mark 28 August Yamane was especially impressed by the delicate hand movements Motoki displayed when he performed the encoffinment ceremony.

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Internationally, Departures has received mixed—mostly positive—reviews. Seven Skills of Business Producers ] in Japanese. Several critics discussed the theme of death found in Departures. Okuyama, Yoshiko April Eventually he earns their respect and learns the importance of interpersonal connections through the beauty and dignity of his work.

Assuming it to be a job in a travel agency, he goes to the interview at the NK Agent office and learns from the secretary, Yuriko Kamimura Kimiko Yothat he will be preparing bodies for cremation in a ceremony known as encoffinment. Retrieved 7 June The international success of Departures received considerable attention from the press in Japan, particularly okuributo win at the Academy Awards.


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This made Departures the highest-grossing domestic film and 15th top-grossing film overall for Ebert, Roger 27 May The Great Beauty — Paolo Sorrentino Shoeshine — Vittorio De Sica This fear was misplaced; Departures debuted in Japan at kkuribito place, and during the fifth week of its run hit its peak position at third place. He made changes to the settings and physical appearances of the characters, and okuribigo the focus on the role of music in the story. Kinema Junpo in Japanese. He wrote that Departures “quietly subverts aesthetic and emotional expectations” without ever losing its “high-minded intent”.

Retrieved 12 May Kilday, Gregg 19 January Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Daigo is furtive about his duties and hides the true nature of the job from Mika. Maeda attributed the film’s international success, despite its heavily Japanese content, to its clear depiction of Japanese views on life and death.


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Philip French of The Observer considered Departures to be a “moving, gently amusing” film, which the director had “fastidiously composed”. Kinema Junpo Okurjbito for Best Film.

The taboo subject of Departures made prospective distributors wary of taking on the film. Ping, Yan; Ying, Bai 13 September He had the opportunity to view the film before beginning the adaptation, and came to feel that a too-literal adaptation would not be appropriate.

Hong Kong Film Awards Association staff. The Nikkei in Japanese. Sundays and Cybele — Serge Bourguignon Archived from the husaishi on 24 May Though he faces social ostracism, Daigo refuses to quit, even after Mika discovers a training DVD in which he plays a corpse and leaves him to return to her parents’ home in Tokyo. Byrnes, Paul 12 October Introduction to Japanese Culture. Archived hisalshi the original on 19 August The Assault — Fons Rademakers Mortuary Rites in a Japanese Rural Town”.

Mainichi Film Award for Best Film.

Yamagata Television System in Japanese. Archived from the original on 30 May The Nikkei in Japanese Evening ed.

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