The Departure

The Departure (2017, dir. Lana Wilson) 87 minutes. Allied Vaughn. DVD and Blu-ray. Available from various distributors. Japanese w/ English subtitles.

A Japanese Buddhist monk counsels suicidal people. His empathy and devotion to helping others takes its toll on his health, well-being and family.


Awards Won

Title Year
Notable Films for Adults
Notable Films for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.
2019 - Winner(s)