Ikiru

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.

  • Kanji Watanabe: Takashi Shimura
  • Sakai: Haruo Tanaka
  • Mitsuo, son of Kanji: Nobuo Kaneko
  • Ohara: Bokuzen Hidari
  • Toyo: Miki Odagiri
  • Kimura: Shinichi Himori
  • Noguchi: Minoru Chiaki
  • Subordinate Clerk Saito: Minosuke Yamada
  • Sub-Section Chief Ono: Kamatari Fujiwara
  • Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji’s Brother: Makoto Kobori
  • Deputy Mayor: Nobuo Nakamura
  • Patient: Atsushi Watanabe
  • Intern: Isao Kimura
  • Doctor: Masao Shimizu
  • Novelist: Yūnosuke Itō
  • The Maid: Yoshie Minami
  • Tatsu Watanabe: Kumeko Urabe
  • Housewife: Eiko Miyoshi
  • Housewife: Noriko Honma
  • Bar Hostess: Yatsuko Tan’ami
  • Housewife: Kin Sugai
  • Kazue Watanabe: Kyôko Seki
  • City Assemblyman: Kusuo Abe
  • Newspaperman: Tomo’o Nagai
  • Yakuza Boss: Seiji Miyaguchi
  • Yakuza: Daisuke Katō
  • Yakuza: Hiroshi Hayashi
  • Newspaperman: Fuyuki Murakami
  • Newspaperman: Hirayoshi Aono
  • Park Section Chief: Toranosuke Ogawa
  • Worker in General Affairs: Akira Sera
  • Policeman: Ichirô Chiba
  • Bar Owner: Akira Tani
  • Worker in Sewage Section: Yôyô Kojima
  • Pianist: Toshiyuki Ichimura
  • Dancer: Harue Kuramoto
  • Stripper: Rasa Saya
  • Baseball Spectator: Taizō Fukami
  • Civil Engineering Section Staff: Tateo Kawasaki
  • Park Division Staff: Keiichirô Katsumoto
  • Cabaret Woman: Haruko Toyama
  • Yakuza (uncredited): Sachio Sakai
  • Yakuza (uncredited): Shôichi Hirose
  • Yakuza (uncredited): Kôji Uno
  • Housewife (uncredited): Yaeko Izumo
  • City Hall Executive (uncredited): Jirô Mitsuaki
  • General Manager (uncredited): Sôkichi Maki
  • Sanitation Division Receptionist (uncredited): Haruo Suzuki
  • (uncredited): Takeo Nagashima
  • (uncredited): Kazuo Imai
  • (uncredited): Shigeo Katô
  • Infectious Diseases Section Receptionist Staff (uncredited): Hiroshi Akitsu
  • Road Section Receptionist (uncredited): Ippei Kawagoe
  • City Planning Receptionist (uncredited): Mitsuo Tsuda
  • Land Readjustment Section Receptionist (uncredited): Keiji Sakakida
  • Fire Department Staff (uncredited): Takuzō Kumagai
  • (uncredited): Tsuneo Katagiri
  • Patient (uncredited): Junpei Natsuki
  • Jazz Bar Guest (uncredited): Hiroshi Koizumi
  • (uncredited): Jun’ichirō Mukai
  • Narrator (voice) (uncredited): Sōjirō Motoki
  • Schoolgirl (uncredited): Kyoko Aoyama

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  • Editor: Akira Kurosawa
  • Screenplay: Shinobu Hashimoto
  • Screenplay: Hideo Oguni
  • Producer: Sōjirō Motoki
  • Music: Fumio Hayasaka
  • Director of Photography: Asakazu Nakai
  • Set Decoration: Akio Nojima
  • Sound Effects Editor: Ichirô Minawa
  • Lighting Technician: Shinji Kojima

Credits: TheMovieDb.

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