Ikiru

Ikiru

(1952)

Original Title: 生きる

Watch Now

Streaming in:

Ikiru is not available for streaming.
Let us notify you when you can watch it.

Something wrong? Let us know!

Ikiru - watch online: stream, buy or rent

We try to add new providers constantly but we couldn't find an offer for "Ikiru" online. Please come back again soon to check if there's something new.

Synopsis

Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his life.

Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes

Trailer Preview Image
Trailer Preview Image
Trailer Preview Image

Rating

IMDB 8.3 (88k)

Genres

Drama

Runtime

2h 23min

Age rating

12

Production country

Japan

Director

Akira Kurosawa

Cast

Takashi Shimura
Kanji Watanabe
Haruo Tanaka
Sakai
Nobuo Kaneko
Mitsuo, son of Kanji
Bokuzen Hidari
Ohara
Miki Odagiri
Toyo
Shinichi Himori
Kimura
Minoru Chiaki
Noguchi
Minosuke Yamada
Subordinate Clerk Saito
Kamatari Fujiwara
Sub-Section Chief Ono
Makoto Kobori
Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother
Nobuo Nakamura
Deputy Mayor
Atsushi Watanabe
Patient
Isao Kimura
Intern
Masao Shimizu
Doctor
Yūnosuke Itō
Novelist
Yoshie Minami
The Maid
Kumeko Urabe
Tatsu Watanabe
Eiko Miyoshi
Housewife
Noriko Honma
Housewife
Yatsuko Tan'ami
Bar Hostess
Kin Sugai
Housewife
Kyôko Seki
Kazue Watanabe
Kusuo Abe
City Assemblyman
Tomo'o Nagai
Newspaperman
Seiji Miyaguchi
Yakuza Boss
Daisuke Katō
Yakuza
Hiroshi Hayashi
Yakuza
Fuyuki Murakami
Newspaperman
Hirayoshi Aono
Newspaperman
Toranosuke Ogawa
Park Section Chief
Akira Sera
Worker in General Affairs
Ichirô Chiba
Policeman
Akira Tani
Bar Owner
Yôyô Kojima
Worker in Sewage Section
Toshiyuki Ichimura
Pianist
Harue Kuramoto
Dancer
Rasa Saya
Stripper
Taizō Fukami
Baseball Spectator
Tateo Kawasaki
Civil Engineering Section Staff
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Park Division Staff
Haruko Toyama
Cabaret Woman
Sachio Sakai
Yakuza (uncredited)
Shôichi Hirose
Yakuza (uncredited)
Kôji Uno
Yakuza (uncredited)
Yaeko Izumo
Housewife (uncredited)
Jirô Mitsuaki
City Hall Executive (uncredited)
Sôkichi Maki
General Manager (uncredited)
Haruo Suzuki
Sanitation Division Receptionist (uncredited)
Takeo Nagashima
(uncredited)
Kazuo Imai
(uncredited)
Shigeo Katô
(uncredited)
Hiroshi Akitsu
Infectious Diseases Section Receptionist Staff (uncredited)
Ippei Kawagoe
Road Section Receptionist (uncredited)
Mitsuo Tsuda
City Planning Receptionist (uncredited)
Keiji Sakakida
Land Readjustment Section Receptionist (uncredited)
Takuzō Kumagai
Fire Department Staff (uncredited)
Tsuneo Katagiri
(uncredited)
Junpei Natsuki
Patient (uncredited)
Hiroshi Koizumi
Jazz Bar Guest (uncredited)
Jun'ichirō Mukai
(uncredited)
Sōjirō Motoki
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Kyoko Aoyama
Schoolgirl (uncredited)