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Ikiru

Ikiru

DVD • October 9, 1952  • 2h 23m • NOT RATED • Box Office $55,240
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Mr. Watanabe suddenly finds that he has terminal cancer. He vows to make his final days meaningful. His attempts to communicate his anguish to his son and daughter-in-law lead only to heartbreak. Finally, inspired by an unselfish co-worker, he turns his efforts to bringing happiness to others by building ... More
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Other Titles: 生きる, Doomed
Sub Genres: japan, infatuation , meaning of life, obsequies, cancer, swing, loneliness, playground, sense of life, bar, night life, office, death, age difference, bureaucracy, bureaucrat
Release Date: Theatre 10/09/1952, Theatre US 03/25/1956
Country: JP
Box Office: $55,240 (Foreign)
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May 10, 2018 - by harryblarr
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ikiru has a familiar premise that has been explored and engaged with countless of films, some are more effective than others, but does the message last more than just a brief moment of inspiration? the message the movie wants to send across is a fairly simple one, how to live a life meaningfully, and ikiru tackles it with a slight different approach. akira kurosawa splits ikiru down into two essential parts, dependant on each other. the first part is fairly cliché and has a fair share of heavy handed moments. the narrator and narrative itself leave only a small room for thoughts, asking us to... read more
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May 10, 2018 - by Oscar Andersson
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beautiful movie, but gets a bit to tangled up in the bureocracy angle. i'd prefer if they toned that down a bit but it was still a phenomenal movie read more
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story - ★★★★½ directing - ★★½ read more
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A story of finding fulfillment and criticizing the apathetic society, all while showing what makes standing up to the status quo so special

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