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Ikiru [videorecording] / Toho
DVDs DVDs | Home Vision Entertainment | c2004 | Special ed. ; [fullscreen version]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD I pt.1-2 WORLD (JAPANESE)) plus 1 more
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Imprint
[United States] : Criterion Collection : Home Vision Entertainment, c2004.
Edition
Special ed. ; [fullscreen version]
Descript
2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 221
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 221
System Det
DVD, region 1, mono.
Note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki.
Credits
Producer, Sojiro Motoki ; screenplay, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni & Akira Kurosawa ; director, Akira Kurosawa ; cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; art direction, So Matsuyama ; music, Fumio Hayasaka.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera: the cinema of Akira Kurosawa ; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000) ; documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa: to create is beautiful" ; original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 2-04; 10-11(rpl0
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Note
English title: To live
ISBN
0780026918
ISBN/ISSN
037429180525
Music #
IKI010 Home Vision Entertainment
221 Criterion Collection
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