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Mitori: Terminal care in Japan -看取り- (2016)

Masaki Yamamoto, the president of the hospice "Kibo-no-ie (House of Hope)" has been presented at many deathbeds of the residents.

Yamamoto hopes that every body should die, presented by somebody, and be loved.

(Commisioned by Der Spiegel)

Masaki Yamamoto, the president of the hospice "Kibo-no-ie (House of Hope)" prays for the resident who passed away by cancer after 2 months staying at his hospice.

Staffs from a funeral company carry a body of resident who passed away by cancer after 2 months staying at the hospice.

The empty room of a resident who passed away by cancer after 2 months staying at the hospice.

Masaki Yamamoto, the president of the hospice "Kibo-no-ie (House of Hope)" prays for the resident who passed away by cancer after 2 months staying at his hospice.

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