Watch The Funeral
- 2 hr 4 min
The Funeral is a Japanese comedy film. It was released in 1984. The film was directed by Juzo Itami. The film closely examines the preparations that are made for a traditional Japanese funeral. Grief at the loss of a husband and father is shown among family members during the days before the funeral. Shokichi Amamiya is a 69 year old man who dies of a sudden heart attack. It is left to his daughter and son-in-law to make arrangements for the funeral at their home. While they are making plans for the funeral, there is much tension among family members.