After Life

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After Life ★★ Wandafuru Raifu 1998

A drab office building turns out to be a metaphysical doorway and those who pass through are the recently deceased. Each person is assigned a caseworker and told that they have three days to decide on one particular memory to take with them into the after life. If they cannot chose, they will be forced to remain in the limbo of the processing center until they can do so. Japanese with subtitles. 118m/C VHS, DVD . JP Taketoshi Naito, Susumu Terajima, Arata, Erika Oda, Takashi Naito, Hisako Hara; D: Hirokazu Kore-eda; W: Hirokazu Kore-eda; C: Yutaka Yamazaki, Masayoshi Sukita; M: Yasuhiro Kasamatsu.