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Ikiru is a 1952 classic from Japanese director Akira Kurosawa in which a bureaucrat tries to find meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. 2 hours 23 minutes

Film Discussion: October 23, 2020 at 7 p.m.  |  Register Now

Trailer for Ikiru:


Available to rent from Amazon Prime for $2.99
Available as DVD shipped from Netflix
Available to stream for free through Kanopy (

Listen to the podcast of “Armchair Directors” about Ikiru:

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