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Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature – as an undertaker’s assistant.

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Directed by

Yojiro Takita

Written by

Kundô Koyama (Screenplay)

Runtime

130 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

funeral musical octopus dying and death coffin cello based on memoir or autobiography odd job yamagata

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