Japanese black comedy “Departures” was the surprise winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign film this year. When a professional musician loses his job in Tokyo, he moves to the countryside with his wife, to make a new start in life. And takes a job as a mortician.
“Departures” has won more than 80 awards worldwide and has taken more than 60 million dollars at the Japanese box office. The film is in cinemas across Europe now.