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I've only recently been introduced to the work of the great Akira Kurosawa. Firstly, I watched The Seven Samurai and was blown away. Then I watched Ikiru.
Ikiru, is a Japanese word that means 't...
The last mention of this was in 2004... What a great film, and saw it for the first last night, so I'm still beaming. Great dialogue, great situations, cause and effect, and should be a great lesson f...
"Carol and On Chesil Beach producer Stephen Woolley is developing a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru set in London in the 1950s. Woolley, who runs Number 9 Films with Elizabeth Karlsen, reve...
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A film that tries to tell the viewer to live life while you can, which is a message I am sure will get even stronger the closer I get to the grave.
the final 50 minutes of the film take place after Watanabe has passed away, and other characters are left to interpret and dissect his behaviors after the fac.
The scene where Watanabe (Takashi Shimura) goes to the doctor and another patient literally tells him that he's doomed was maybe one of the most powerful scenes I've seen on film.
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