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Ikiru (1952)

U 03/25/1956 (US) Drama 2h 23m

A big story of a little man which will grip your soul ...


Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his life.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hideo Oguni


  3. Shinobu Hashimoto


Top Billed Cast

  1. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Kanji Watanabe

  2. Haruo Tanaka

    Haruo Tanaka


  3. Nobuo Kaneko

    Nobuo Kaneko

    Mitsuo, son of Kanji

  4. Bokuzen Hidari

    Bokuzen Hidari


  5. Miki Odagiri

    Miki Odagiri


  6. Shinichi Himori

    Shinichi Himori


  7. Minoru Chiaki

    Minoru Chiaki


  8. Minosuke Yamada

    Minosuke Yamada

    Subordinate Clerk Saito

  9. Kamatari Fujiwara

    Kamatari Fujiwara

    Sub-Section Chief Ono

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