Ikiru

(1952)

Overview

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. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Kanji Watanabe

  2. Haruo Tanaka

    Haruo Tanaka

    Sakai

  3. Nobuo Kaneko

    Nobuo Kaneko

    Mitsuo, son of Kanji

  4. Bokuzen Hidari

    Bokuzen Hidari

    Ohara

  5. Miki Odagiri

    Toyo

Full Cast & Crew

Ikiru
Ikiru

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Facts

Original Title 生きる

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 25, 1956
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 23m

Budget -

Revenue $55,240.00

Homepage -

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