Ikiru

06/10/2003
  |  Book Tickets: 30/04/1958
  |  Buy to Own: 06/10/2003
  |  137 min
Rated PG by the BBFC
Ikiru Film Poster

Synopsis

Akira Kurosawa's classic humanist tale of a dying man's discovery of a zest for life and desire to do some good after thirty years of dedicated work for the civil service. Takashi Shimura plays the civil servant Watanabe, Chief of the Citizen's Section of the Town Hall, who discovers he has only six months to live. He uses his influence to cut through bureaucratic red tape and give the go-ahead to the construction of a children's park in a poor area. The VHS version has a PG certificate.

Contains terminal illness theme, mild sex references and threat
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