How to Watch Ikiru 1952 Online in The UK

Released: 1952

Rated: Not Rated

8.3/10

Updated: 6th Dec, 2021
Genres: Drama
Director: Akira Kurosawa

The cast of Ikiru

Takashi Shimura, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka, Minoru Chiaki

What is Ikiru about?

Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that he has stomach cancer and has less than a year to live. After the initial depression he sets about living for the first time in over 20 years. Then he realises that his limited time left is not just for living life to the full but to leave something meaningful behind...

Where to watch Ikiru


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