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Sentinel Staff Writert was the great surprise in this past year's Oscars, a movie that the smart money never saw coming. Best foreign language film? Had to be Waltz with Bashir, right? Wrong. The wry, compassionate and elegiac Japanese comedy-drama Departures took home...
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"Departures" Japan The little-seen Japanese film "Departures," directed by Yojiro Takita, tells the story of a failed cellist (Masahiro Motoki) who finds a new lease on life when he accepts a job in the mortuary business. Taking the stage with a...
The five foreign-language film nominees are an eclectic group that includes the first animated movie to compete in the category. Israel's "Waltz With Bashir," which won a Golden Globe, centers on filmmaker Ari Folman's coming to terms with his experiences...
The 20th annual Palm Springs Film Festival on Sunday selected Japan's "Departures," directed by Yojiro Takita, for the Mercedes-Benz audience award for best narrative. The film is also on the Oscar nomination short list for best foreign-language film....
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