Ikiru (To Live)
|Release Date:||January 3, 2003|
|Running time:||143 minutes|
|Cast:||Takashi Shimura, Shinichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka, Minoru Chiaki, Miki Odagiri|
|Writer:||Shinobu Hashimoto, Akira Kurosawa|
Description: Kanji Watanabe is a longtime bureaucrat in a city office who, along with the rest of the office, spends his entire working life doing nothing of significance. After discovering he is suffering from a terminal illness, Kanji becomes intensely self-absorbed until he finds a mission to build a playground for the children in an urban ghetto as a way of coming to peace with his life.
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