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生きる ᬨὣ慮猠楬猠‡☧㤡匡㤧娡愠‡氡㼬 本木荘二郎 ‭愡椬 黒澤明‡嬡椡ℬ 小國英雄 ‡㴡帬 黒澤明ᬨB
生きる ᬨὣ慮猠楬猠‡☧㤡匡㤧娡愠‡氡㼬 本木荘二郎 ‭愡椬 黒澤明‡嬡椡ℬ 小國英雄 ‡㴡帬 黒澤明ᬨB

Ikiru [videorecording (DVD)]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (143 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (12 panels : illustrations ; 19 cm)
General Note (Repeatable):
Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952. Partly inspired by Leo Tolstoy's novella The death of Ivan Ilyich. Full screen (1.37:1). Special features: Audio commentary from 2003 by Stephen Prince, author of The Warrior's Camera: the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; A Message from Akira Kurosawa: For Beautiful Movies (2000), a ninety-minute documentary produced by Kurosawa Productions and featuring interviews with the director; Documentary on Ikiru from 2003, created as part of the Toho Masterworks series Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create and featuring interviews with Kurosawa, script supervisor Teruyo Nogami, writer Hideo Oguni, actor Takashi Shimura, and others; Trailer; New English subtitle translation. An essay "Ikiru Many Autumns Later" by film critic Pico Iyer and a reprint "To Live" from critic Donald Richie's 1965 book The Films of Akira Kurosawa.
A young Japanese businessman dying of cancer wants to give something back to society before his death, so he decides to build a playground for children.
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System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Target Audience Note:
[Not rated]
Video disc
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
[New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2015]