- Published: [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, 2003.
- Year Published: 2003
- Edition: Special ed.
- Description: 2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: Japanese
- Format: DVD
- 0780026918 :
- Motoki, Sojiro.
- Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-
- Oguni, Hideo, 1904-
- Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
- Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982.
- Odagiri, Miki.
- Kaneko, Nobuo, 1923-
- Seki, Kyōko, 1926-
- Nakai, Asakazu, 1901-1988.
- Matsuyama, So, 1908-1977.
- Hayasaka, Fumio, 1914-1955.
- Tōhō Eiga, Kabushiki Kaisha.
- Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
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Ikiru = : To live
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Call number: DVD FLC-JPN Ikiru
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Pittsfield Adult
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warroir's camera: the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa: to create is beautiful"; original theatrical trailer; improved subtitle translation.
Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki.
Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled.
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation (1.33:1); mono.
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