When the dead come back to life, an inspector is sent to the town of Aso.

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Tsuyoshi Kusanagi ...
Heita Kawada
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Aoi Tachibana
Yuriko Ishida ...
Reiko
Shô Aikawa ...
Shuhei
Keiichi Yamamoto ...
Hideya Nakajima
Yoshikazu Tôshin ...
Yuichi Nakajima
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Sachiko
Akiko Oshidari ...
Sonoko Saito
Hayato Ichihara ...
Katsunori Yamada
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Naomi Morishita
Jimon Terakado ...
Kajiwara
Shôgo Shimizu ...
Kanzaki
Katsuyuki Murai ...
Saku
Mika Mifune
Yôichirô Saitô
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In the town of Aso a boy returns to his mother after he was missing for 58 years. Inspector Kawada from the welfare ministry is sent to the town to investigate these strange occurence. Soon, more and more dead people are resurrected and return to their loved ones. Written by kaeng

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Kaze no hate
Words by Takahiro Maeda and Satomi
Music by Kentarô Fukushi
Arranged by Ryôki Matsumoto
Performed by Ko Shibasaki (as Rui)
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The most touching film I've ever seen.
28 June 2005 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I absolutely LOVED this movie! The stories (and there are several in the film) are not only (dare I say it?) heartwarming, but some have twists I didn't see coming. A story of love and the different meanings of "resurrection", YOMIGAERI strikes me as nothing less than a Japanese Spielberg film--complete with soaring John Williams-like score. There are also a couple of pop songs that are actually relevant to the plot. I'm sure there are those who consider this movie hopelessly sentimental, but it's an honest sentimentality that only the Japanese seem to be able to pull off. (See AFTER LIFE and SHALL WE DANCE?--if you haven't already--to see what I mean.)


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