• 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

In IKIRU, Akira Kurosawa has created a subtle and moving account of a man who searches for meaning in the final days of his shallow existence. Kanji Watanabe (Takashi Shimura) is a clerk in a government office who discovers that he has cancer and, at most, only a year to live. Up to this point he has lived a highly structured life, rarely varying from routines....read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (3 Credits)
Hideo Oguni
Shinobu Hashimoto
Producer (1 Credit)
Shojiro Motokui
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Asakazu Nakai
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Fumio Hayasaka
Art Director (1 Credit)
So Matsuyama
Sound (1 Credit)
Fumio Yanoguchi

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