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The Funeral

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Drama Comedy 19842h 4mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Religion Country: Japan

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 drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (1,163 votes).

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Juzo Itami


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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#24,003 Ranked Movie

#1076 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#1545 Ranked in Religion Movies

#8439 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Funeral has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (1,163 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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