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Movie Details

Title:   Ikiru
Director:   Akira Kurosawa
Year:   1952
Genre:   Drama
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   02.23.05

Other Movies Seen By This Director (1)
- Throne of Blood

Notes History
Date Viewed Venue Note
02.23.05Netflix A dude finds out he's dying and goes through stuff... This is noted as one of Kurosawa's best... and it's really atypical of other films of his that i've seen. Maybe that's just because it's set in modern day. It also really strikes a chord with me an, i suspect, anyone who's ever worked a government job. After that, there are some meatier-than-Joe-vs.-the-volcano similarities. it's very good, but at over 2 hours, not somethng I am in a hurry to watch again. the last hour especially seems like a short into itself...
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