International Title:
Ikiru
Japanese Title:
To Live
US Title:
Ikiru
Alternate Title:
Doomed
 
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho
Japan Release Date Japan Running Time
1952 143 Minutes
 
US Distributor: Brandon Films
US Release Date US Running Time
1956 140 Minutes

Staff
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Writing credits Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Produced by Sojiro Motoki
Music by Fumio Hayasaka
Cinematography by Asakazu Nakai
Film Editing by Akira Kurosawa
Production Design by So Matsuyama
Assistant Director Teruo Maru, Hisanobu Marubayashi
Cast
Kanji Watanabe Takashi Shimura
Toyo Odagiri Miki Odagiri
Author Yunosuke Ito
Kimura Shinichi Himori
Noguchi Minoru Chiaki
Sakai Haruo Tanaka
Ohara Bokuzen Hidari
Saito, Subordinate Clerk Minosuke Yamada
Ono, Sub-Section Chief Kamatari Fujiwara
Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son Nobuo Kaneko
Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife Kyoko Seki
Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother Makoto Kobori
Deputy Mayor Nobuo Nakamura
Patient Atsushi Watanabe
Doctor Masao Shimizu
Medical Intern Isao Kimura
Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife Kumeko Urabe
Maid Yoshie Minami
Police Officer Ichiro Chiba
City Assemblyman Kusuo Abe
Housewives Kin Sugai, Fumiko Honma, Eiko Miyoshi
Bar Hostess Yatsuko Tanami
Newspapermen Tomoo Nagai, Fuyuki Murakami, Hirayoshi Aono
Park Section Chief Toranosuke Ogawa
Worker in General Affairs Akira Sera
Worker in Sewage Section Yoko Kajima
Bar Owner Akira Tani
Yakuza Boss Seiji Miyaguchi
Yakuza Members Daisuke Kato, Miki Hayashi, Sachio Sakai
Pianist Toshiyuki Ichimura
Stripper Lasa Saya
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
None None
Stock Footage Other Points of Interest
None Soundtrack

DVDs
Region 1 Ikiru Criterion (2004) Order
Region 1 Essential Art House: Ikiru Criterion (2009) Order
Region 1 Ikiru Criterion (2015) Order
Region 2 Ikiru Toho (2003)
Blu-ray Ikiru Criterion (2015) Order

Reviews
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   Athean (05/22/2006) Score: Star Rating 4.5/5
   Chaos (08/25/2006) Score: Star Rating 5/5