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After Life Movie Review Summary

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In this sweet, delicate, and calm 1999 film from Japan, a variety of individuals gather at a manor the instant after their deaths. The staff tells them they have one week to choose a single moment from their lives which they will be allowed to take with them into eternity; the staff will re-create that moment for them and all else will be forgotten. We watch perhaps half a dozen individuals evaluate the significant and moving experiences of their lives. There is also a minor mystery about who the staff people are and why they are there. The film is surprisingly funny at times, and very gentle and lovely food for thought.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Religion themed film?    -   Yes

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   None

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