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The Funeral


The directorial debut of [[Performer~P95571~Juzo Itami~juzoitami]], this irreverent black comedy satirizes death and burial customs in a surprising manner for a Japanese film. Trendy film actress Chizuko ([[Performer~P103124~Nobuko Miyamoto~nobukomiyamoto]]) and her actor husband Wabisuke ([[Performer~P72007~Tsutomu Yamazaki~tsutomuyamazaki]]) must rush from a movie set to mourn Chizuko's honored elderly father. The three-day wake is dramatized with rich comic detail and a funny supporting cast including...more