At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the course of the three-day funeral, which is held (as is customary) in the home. These incidents contrast old ways and new ways, young and old, ritual ceremony and true feelings, often comically, but sometimes with real poignancy.The Funeral featuring Tsutomu Yamazaki and Nobuko Miyamoto is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a comedy and family movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (1,091 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#989 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#1441 Ranked in Religion Movies
#2277 Ranked in Family Movies
The Funeral has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (1,091 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.