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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What would happen if the dead did come back
8 January 2008 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

This is NOT a horror film. When a decades long missing boy returns to his mother a ministry official is sent to investigate. Soon more dead people begin to return to their loved ones.

What is the nature of longing, of human needs and of mourning. What would you do if that person you've missed finally came back? These are some of the questions that this intriguing movie raises.

Sentimental.touching. heartwarming, harrowing, contrived and yet completely and almost compulsively watchable. Think of it as something similar to Field of Dreams but not just for guys, or going into that purely sentimental direction.

This is a one of a kind film that really should be seen


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