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生きる
Ikiru

Author: 東宝 ; 製作 本木荘二郎 ; 脚本 黒澤明, 橋本忍, 小國英雄 ; 監督 黒澤明. 本木荘二郎. 橋本忍, 小國英雄, 黒澤明, 志村喬, 小田切みき. 金子信雄, 関京子, 中井朝一, 早坂文雄, ; ; Sojiro MotokiShinobu HashimotoHideo OguniAkira KurosawaAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2004.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 221.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Japanese : Special edView all editions and formats
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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 quietly fulfilled.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Foreign films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 東宝 ; 製作 本木荘二郎 ; 脚本 黒澤明, 橋本忍, 小國英雄 ; 監督 黒澤明. 本木荘二郎. 橋本忍, 小國英雄, 黒澤明, 志村喬, 小田切みき. 金子信雄, 関京子, 中井朝一, 早坂文雄, ; ; Sojiro Motoki; Shinobu Hashimoto; Hideo Oguni; Akira Kurosawa; Takashi Shimura; Miki Odagiri; Nobuo Kaneko; Kyōko Seki; Asakazu Nakai; Fumio Hayasaka; Donald Richie; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 0780026918 9780780026919
OCLC Number: 53784305
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952.
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, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer.
"Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Insert.
Program notes by Donald Richie inserted in container.
Recorded in Dolby digital mono.
Credits: Cinematography, Nakai Asakazu ; music, Hayasaka Fumio ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson.
Cast: Shimura Takashi, Odagiri Miki, Kaneko Nobuo, Seki Kyōko.
Description: 2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 221.; Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Ikiru (Motion picture : 1952)
To live
Responsibility: Tōhō ; seisaku Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira.

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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 quietly fulfilled.

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