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Ikiru

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Ikiru

Ikiru
New 35mm Print! Akira Kurosawa, 1952
Fri, June 13, 2003 7 PM
Sat, June 14, 2003 7 PM

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Japanese master Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru is back in a new 35mm print with newly translated subtitles.

As powerful as when first released, Ikiru (which translates as "to live") follows a middle-aged government worker who attempts to find meaning in his life when told he has a terminal illness, moving from drunken despair to a quiet resolve to make his final days meaningful. (143 mins.)