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December Films at Innis Town Hall: Ikiru

Ikiru • いきる Directed by Akira Kurosawa/B&W /1952/143 min/blu-ray Kanji Watanabe (Takashi Shimura), a devoted single father, has mindlessly rubber-stamped documents at city hall for 30 years to support his son.  When he receives a diagnosis of terminal stomach cancer, he … Continue reading →