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  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Not Rated
    143 min | Drama
Ikiru (1952)
Not Rated
143 min | Drama

A bureaucrat tries to find meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
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Release date
Mar 25, 1956 (United States)

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46 cast members
Name Known for
Takashi Shimura
Kanji Watanabe Kanji Watanabe   See fewer
Minoru Chiaki
Noguchi Noguchi   See fewer
Miki Odagiri
Toyo Odagiri, employee Toyo Odagiri, employee   See fewer
Minosuke Yamada
Subordinate Clerk Saito Subordinate Clerk Saito   See fewer
Kamatari Fujiwara
Sub-Section Chief Ono Sub-Section Chief Ono   See fewer
Makoto Kobori
Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother   See fewer
Nobuo Kaneko
Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son   See fewer
Nobuo Nakamura
Deputy Mayor Deputy Mayor   See fewer
Atsushi Watanabe
Patient Patient   See fewer
Isao Kimura
Intern Intern   See fewer
Masao Shimizu
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
Yûnosuke Itô
Novelist Novelist   See fewer
Kumeko Urabe
Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife   See fewer
Eiko Miyoshi
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
Noriko Honma
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
Yatsuko Tan'ami
Bar Hostess Bar Hostess   See fewer
Kin Sugai
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
Yoshie Minami
The Maid The Maid   See fewer
Kyôko Seki
Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife   See fewer
Kusuo Abe
City Assemblyman City Assemblyman   See fewer
Tomo'o Nagai
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
Seiji Miyaguchi
Yakuza Boss Yakuza Boss   See fewer
Daisuke Katô
Yakuza Yakuza   See fewer
Hiroshi Hayashi
Second Yakuza Second Yakuza   See fewer
Fuyuki Murakami
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
Hirayoshi Aono
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
Toranosuke Ogawa
Park Section Chief Park Section Chief   See fewer
Taizô Fukami
Man at Baseball Field Man at Baseball Field   See fewer
Katao Kawasaki
Worker in Civil Engineering Worker in Civil Engineering   See fewer
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Worker in Park Section Worker in Park Section   See fewer
Fujio Nagahama
Worker in Sewage Section Worker in Sewage Section   See fewer
Akira Sera
Worker in General Affairs Worker in General Affairs   See fewer
Ichirô Chiba
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Akira Tani
Bar Owner Bar Owner   See fewer
Yôyô Kojima
Worker in Sewage Section Worker in Sewage Section   See fewer
Haruko Toyama
Woman at Cabaret Woman at Cabaret   See fewer
Mie Asô
Woman at Cabaret Woman at Cabaret   See fewer
Rasa Saya
Stripper Stripper   See fewer
Shigeo Katô
Government bureaucrat (uncredited) Government bureaucrat (uncredited)   See fewer
Junpei Natsuki
Hand-Washing Cancer Patient (uncredited) Hand-Washing Cancer Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Sachio Sakai
Yakuza (uncredited) Yakuza (uncredited)   See fewer
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