• 06 May 2014 to 06 May 2014

    Film for Thought - Wednesday, 7th May 2014 - Screening of Japanese film 'Departures'

    Wednesday, 7th May 2014 at 6.30 pm, Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the film `Departures’ by Yōjirō Takita at the Sunaparanta Gallery - Indoor.

    Please find the details below!

    Film: Departures (Japanese with English subtitles)

    Directed by: Yōjirō Takita

    Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins


    About the film

    Winner of the Oscar for the Best Foreign Film in 2008 `Departures’ (Okuribito) has won several other awards and critical acclaim. The story is about a cellist who loses his job in Tokyo and returns to his home town where he takes up an unusual profession of preparing for funerals, which is dying Japanese tradition.