DEPARTURES by Yôjirô Takita
When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi moves back to his hometown and takes a job preparing corpses for burial. Too embarrassed to admit his new career to his family, Daigo keeps his profession a secret, until he’s faced with the death of someone close to him. Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Film. Japanese with English subtitles (130 minutes, 2008) FREE Admission – Cash Bar.
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