物語 Story

 ひとつの棺が飛行機の貨物室に積み込まれ、大阪の空港から岡山の小さな集落へと運ばれる。医師である正信(山口馬木也)は、自分の病院に母を呼び寄せ治療に当たっていたが、結局命を救うことはできなかった。岡山の実家では、弟の直生(福島慎之介)が母と兄とを待ち受けていた。正信の代わりに夢を捨て、家業の郵便局を継いだ直生。再会した兄弟が火花を散らす中、母の通夜が営まれる。そこには、妻に先立たれた一人暮らしの老人(前山泰男)や、漫画家志望の青年(中根大樹)、ふらりと現れて通夜の手伝いをし始める女性(松本若菜)など、それぞれに孤独を抱える人々が集う。

A coffin gets loaded into an airplane and transported from Osaka to Okayama, Japan. Masanobu, a surgeon, had taken his sick mother to his hospital in Osaka but was unable to save her life. When he returns home with the body of his mother, he confronts his younger brother, Naoki, who gave up on his dream to be a painter in order to take care of the post office, which was their family business. A number of people also reunite for the funeral, including a lonely old man who lost his wife, a young struggling manga artist and a mysterious post office customer who helps with the funeral.