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This film introduces Buddhist priest Ittetsu Nemoto, who treats suicidal people by asking them to envisage their own death. 


He is chief priest at Daizenji, a small temple in rural Japan. This film offers a glimpse into his process, which he calls “Tabidachi” – or “Departure”.


“If you feel like you want to die, this allows you to try dying once and see what your life is like from the outside,” he explains.

Produced by Louis Bamber for VICE&UBS.

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