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Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 143 min. Release Year: 1952 Language: Japanese

Starring: Bokuzen Hidari, Haruo Tanaka, Miki Odagiri, Nobuo Kaneko, Takashi Shimura

Akira Kurosawa contemplates life through mortality of one man in this gripping and accomplished film.  Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his life.


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