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Title Ikiru [(DVD) videorecording] = To live / Tōhō ; seisaku Motoki Sōjirō ; kyakuhon Kurosawa Akira, Hashimoto Shinobu, Oguni Hideo ; kantoku Kurosawa Akira.
生きる [videorecording] / 東宝 ; 製作 本木荘二郎 ; 脚本 黒澤明, 橋本忍, 小國英雄 ; 監督 黒澤明.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE IKI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  JAPANESE IKI    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 221
The classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 221.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono., full screen.
Language In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Cast Shimura Takashi, Odagiri Miki, Kaneko Nobuo, Seki Kyōko.
Credits Cinematography, Nakai Asakazu ; music, Hayasaka Fumio ; DVD producer, Kim Hendrickson.
Summary Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quietly fulfilled.
Note Special features: audio commentary by Stephen Price, author of The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa; "A message from Akira Kurosawa" (2000); documentary on Ikiru from the series "Akira Kurosawa, it is wonderful to create"; original theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Cancer -- Patients -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Death -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Feature films Japan.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Added Author Motoki, Sojiro.
Hashimoto, Shinobu, 1918-
橋本忍, 1918-
Oguni, Hideo, 1904-1996.
小國英雄, 1904-1996
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.
黒澤明, 1910-1998.
Shimura, Takashi, 1905-1982.
志村喬, 1905-1982
Odagiri, Miki.
Kaneko, Nobuo, 1923-1995.
金子信雄, 1923-1995
Seki, Kyōko, 1926-
関京子, 1926-
Nakai, Asakazu, 1901-1988.
中井朝一, 1901-1988.
Hayasaka, Fumio, 1914-1955.
早坂文雄, 1914-1955.
Richie, Donald, 1924-2013.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note English title on container: To live
Added Title Ikiru (Motion picture : 1952)
生きる (Motion picture)
ISBN 0780026918
Standard No. 037429180525
Music No. IKI010 Criterion Collection
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