The Resource Ikiru, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Ikiru, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)

Label
Ikiru
Title
Ikiru
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa
Title variation
To live
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Asakazu Nakai ; music, Fumio Hayasaka ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Japanese with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyoko Seki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-
  • 1904-1996
  • 1910-1998
  • 1905-1982
  • 1901-1988
  • 1914-1955
  • 1924-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Motoki, Sōjirō
  • Hashimoto, Shinobu
  • Oguni, Hideo
  • Kurosawa, Akira
  • Shimura, Takashi
  • Odagiri, Miki
  • Nakai, Asakazu
  • Hayasaka, Fumio
  • Richie, Donald
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
143
Series statement
  • The Criterion collection
  • The classic collection
Series volume
221
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Death
  • Japanese language films
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures, Japanese
Technique
live action
Label
Ikiru, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer
  • Some credits from insert
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Insert
  • Program notes by Donald Richie inserted in container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Second series from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9780780026919
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429180525
  • 037429180525
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
IKI010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10084472
System control number
ocm53784305
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ikiru, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; produced by Sojiro Motogi ; screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni ; directed by Akira Kurosawa, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a Japanese motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer
  • Some credits from insert
  • "Presented in its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1"--Insert
  • Program notes by Donald Richie inserted in container
  • Recorded in Dolby digital mono
  • Second series from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (143 min.)
Isbn
9780780026919
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429180525
  • 037429180525
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
IKI010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
10084472
System control number
ocm53784305
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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