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Akira Kurosawa

Ikiru

Hommage Akira Kurosawa 143' - 1952 - Drama - Dialogue: Japanese
Director: Akira Kurosawa Composer: Fumio Hayasaka With: Takashi Shimura, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka
Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that he has stomach cancer and has less than a year to live. After the initial depression he sets about living for the first time in over 20 years. Then he realises that his limited time left is not just for living life to the full but to leave something meaningful behind...

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Credits

Director

Akira Kurosawa

Composer

Fumio Hayasaka

With

Takashi Shimura, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Scenario

Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni

Director of Photography

Asakazu Nakai

Editor

Kôichi Iwashita

Producer

Sôjirô Motoki

More information

Dialogue

Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Year

1952

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