The Mourner (Blu-ray release 2015-9-4) is adapted from a Japanese novel of the same name.  Its story surrounds a young man who goes to different places to mourn for the deceased whom he does not know.  A woman, haunted by the ghost of her husband she killed, decides to follow the mourner.

I was expecting a movie that is either like Departures (2008) or Tsunagu (2012) but it is not.  It explores life and death, love and hate, but it’s not appealing to me.  The motive of the mourner is not convincing to me.  It’s also not entirely clear to me what positive impact his action achieves.

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