Ikiru Movie Review 1952

Information and Film Reviews for Ikiru the Movie

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When a clerk finds out he is dying of cancer, he decides to build a children's playground and give something of himself back to the world. Highly acclaimed, heartbreaking drama from the unusually restrained Kurosawa; possibly his most "eastern" film. In Japanese with English subtitles.

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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 134 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
4 Bones
Screenplay
Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Cast
Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki, Miki Odagari, Yunosuke Ito
Cinematography
Asakazu Nakai
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Music
Fumio Hayasaka
Producer
Toho Films

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