The Filmaholic


Also Known As: おくりびと
13th September 2008
2h 10m
Yojiro Takita
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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.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 3:00pm.


Masahiro Motoki
Approx Filming Age ≈ 42
Ryoko Hirosue
Approx Filming Age ≈ 27
Tsutomu Yamazaki
Approx Filming Age ≈ 71
Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Approx Filming Age ≈ 72
Kimiko Yo
Approx Filming Age ≈ 51
Takashi Sasano
Approx Filming Age ≈ 59
Tetta Sugimoto
Approx Filming Age ≈ 42
Tōru Minegishi
Approx Filming Age ≈ 64
Tatsuo Yamada
Approx Filming Age ≈ 51
Yukari Tachibana
Approx Filming Age ≈ 42
Taro Ishida
Approx Filming Age ≈ 63
Sanae Miyata
Approx Filming Age ≈ 45


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

8% 20-29
31% 40-49
23% 50-59
15% 60-69
15% 70-79
8% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

38% Female
54% Male
8% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown