Ikiru (Criterion Collection)
Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko. The renowned director, Akira Kurosawa, combines patic imagery and complex flashbacks to tell the story of a man who vows to make his final days meaningful after he learns he has only six months to live. In Japanese with English subtitles. Includes A Message from Akira Kurosawa, (2000), a special documentary on the landmark director, as well as audio commentary and interviews with Kurosawa and essays by critics Pico Iyer and Donald Richie. 1952/b&w/140 min/NR/fullscreen.
|Run Time:||143 minutes|