SEEN ✓ - Ikiru is a 1952 Japanese film co-written and directed by Akira Kurosawa. The film examines the struggles of a minor Tokyo bureaucrat and his final quest for meaning. The film is inspired by the Leo Tolstoy short story "The Death of Ivan Ilyich".
Akira Kurosawa was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
Toshiro Mifune & Machiko Kyō in Rashomon - 羅生門 - (dir. Akira Kurosawa, - A stunning recreation of Ryūnosuke Akutagawa's "Rashomon" and "In The Grove" novels. Kurosawa is a master of beautiful photography.
Akira Kurosawa y Toshirô Mifune en el set de 'Yojimbo' (El mercenario)
生きる Ikiru (To Live) - Starring Shimura Takashi “I’m telling you, it’s our human duty to enjoy life…Wasting our lives is a blasphemy against God. Let us go reclaim the life you have wasted.” - from "Ikiru"