New on Video: ‘Ikiru’

Ikiru Written by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto Directed by Akira Kurosawa Japan, 1952 Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film Ikiru is the type of movie that can change a life, or at least ...

New on Video: ‘Ikiru’

Ikiru Written by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto Directed by Akira Kurosawa Japan, 1952 Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film Ikiru is the type of movie that can change a life, or at least ...

Criterion Collection: Ikiru | Blu-ray Review

In six decades of filmmaking and thirty plus titles in his filmography, it’s nearly impossible to determine the weighted importance concerning a number of the influential works from Japanese auteur ...

Ikiru

Akira Kurosawa goes full tilt humanist with this emotionally wrenching, vastly insightful look at human nature. A faceless bureaucrat, alone and empty, is diagnosed with stomach cancer. He rebels and ...