Full Cast & Crew - Ikiru (1952)
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Ikiru (1952)

Genres: Drama

Taglines: One of the Great Films of Our Time!

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni

Stars: Takashi Shimura, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka, Minoru Chiaki, ...

Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that he has stomach cancer and has less than a year to live. After the initial depression he sets about living for the first time in over 20 years. Then he realises that his limited time left is not just for living life to the full but to leave something meaningful behind...

Directors:

Akira Kurosawa

Writers:

Akira Kurosawa (written by) &
Shinobu Hashimoto (written by) &
Hideo Oguni (written by)

Producers:

Sôjirô Motoki producer

Actors:

Takashi Shimura Kanji Watanabe
Shin'ichi Himori Kimura
Haruo Tanaka Sakai
Minoru Chiaki Noguchi
Miki Odagiri Toyo Odagiri, employee
Bokuzen Hidari Ohara
Minosuke Yamada Subordinate Clerk Saito
Kamatari Fujiwara Sub-Section Chief Ono
Makoto Kobori Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother
Nobuo Kaneko Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son
Nobuo Nakamura Deputy Mayor
Atsushi Watanabe Patient
Isao Kimura Intern
Masao Shimizu Doctor
Yûnosuke Itô Novelist
Kumeko Urabe Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife
Eiko Miyoshi Housewife
Noriko Honma Housewife
Yatsuko Tan'ami Bar Hostess
Kin Sugai Housewife
Yoshie Minami The Maid
Kyôko Seki Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife
Kusuo Abe City Assemblyman
Tomo'o Nagai Newspaperman
Seiji Miyaguchi Yakuza Boss
Daisuke Katô Yakuza
Hiroshi Hayashi Second Yakuza
Fuyuki Murakami Newspaperman
Hirayoshi Aono Newspaperman
Toranosuke Ogawa Park Section Chief
Taizô Fukami
Katao Kawasaki
Keiichirô Katsumoto
Fujio Nagahama
Akira Sera Worker in General Affairs
Ichirô Chiba Policeman
Akira Tani Bar Owner
Yôyô Kojima Worker in Sewage Section
Haruko Toyama
Mie Asô
Toshiyuki Ichimura Pianist
Harue Kuramoto Dancer
Rasa Saya Stripper
Junpei Natsuki Hand-Washing Cancer Patient (uncredited)
Sachio Sakai Yakuza (uncredited)