The Funeral Movie Review 1984

Information and Film Reviews for The Funeral the Movie

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A sharp satire of the clash of modern Japanese culture with the old. The hypocrisies, rivalries and corruption in an average family are displayed at the funeral of its patriarch who also happened to own a house of ill repute. Itami's breakthrough film; Japanese with subtitles.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 112 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Black Comedy, Family Ties, Ethics & Morals, Death & the Afterlife, Funerals
Screenplay
Juzo Itami
Cast
Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kin Sugai, Ichiro Zaitsu, Nekohachi Edoya, Shoji Otake
Cinematography
Yonezo Maeda
Director
Juzo Itami
Music
Joji Yuasa
Producer
Itami Productions, New Century

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