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4981IKIRU* (TO LIVE)IKIRU* (TO LIVE)1952b & w140 minvhs (Directed by Akira Kurosawa; with Takashi Shimura, Miki Odagiri, Kyoko Seki) Ikiru tells the powerful story of a dying man's triumph. Told he has only a short time to live, a bureaucrat at first reacts with a drunken spree, only to realize that only through unselfishness can he redeem his otherwise wasted life. With ferocious determination he cuts all red tape to transform a swamp into a children's park. (In Japanese with English subtitles) (Restricted to classroom use only)