Ikiru (1952)

Original Title: 生きる

DISCOVER

Ikiru not available on your favorite video service? Find something else you'll like!

Start now

Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes


Genres
Drama
Runtime
2h 23min
Age rating
PG

Cast

Takashi Shimura
Kanji Watanabe
Nobuo Kaneko
Mitsuo, son of Kanji
Minosuke Yamada
Subordinate Clerk Saito
Kamatari Fujiwara
Sub-Section Chief Ono
Makoto Kobori
Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother
Nobuo Nakamura
Deputy Mayor
Kumeko Urabe
Tatsu Watanabe
Kin Sugai
Housewife
Kyôko Seki
Kazue Watanabe
Kusuo Abe
City Assemblyman
Tomo'o Nagai
Newspaperman
Fuyuki Murakami
Newspaperman
Hirayoshi Aono
Newspaperman
Toranosuke Ogawa
Park Section Chief
Akira Sera
Worker in General Affairs
Akira Tani
Bar Owner
Yôyô Kojima
Worker in Sewage Section
Rasa Saya
Stripper
Junpei Natsuki
Hand-Washing Cancer Patient
Taizō Fukami
Baseball spectator
Tateo Kawasaki
Civil Engineering Section Staff
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Park Division staff
Haruko Toyama
Cabaret Woman
Jirô Mitsuaki
City Hall Executive
Sôkichi Maki
General Manager
Haruo Suzuki
Sanitation Division Receptionist
Hiroshi Akitsu
Infectious Diseases Section Receptionist Staff
Ippei Kawagoe
Road Section Receptionist
Mitsuo Tsuda
City Planning Receptionist
Keiji Sakakida
Land Readjustment Section Receptionist
Takuzô Kumagai
Fire department staff
Hiroshi Koizumi
Jazz Bar Guest
Kyôko Aoyama
Schoolgirl

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.

×
How often are you using Amazon Prime Video?

Ikiru - watch online: streaming, buy or rent

Currently you are able to watch "Ikiru" streaming on BFI Player Amazon Channel, BFI Player.

People who liked Ikiru also liked

Rashomon
The Hidden Fortress
Seven Samurai
Throne of Blood
High and Low
Ran
Tokyo Story
The Seventh Seal
Sanjuro
Andrei Rublev
Bicycle Thieves
Kagemusha