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生きる 8.4

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.

  Genre   Production Release
  • Drama
  • Toho Company, Ltd.
09 Oct 1952

Cast

Takashi Shimura
(Kanji Watanabe)
Haruo Tanaka
(Sakai)
Nobuo Kaneko
(Mitsuo, son of Kanji)
Bokuzen Hidari
(Ohara)
Miki Odagiri
(Toyo)
Shinichi Himori
(Kimura)
Minoru Chiaki
(Noguchi)
Minosuke Yamada
(Subordinate Clerk Saito)
Kamatari Fujiwara
(Sub-Section Chief Ono)
Makoto Kobori
(Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother)
Nobuo Nakamura
(Deputy Mayor)
Atsushi Watanabe
(Patient)
Isao Kimura
(Intern)
Masao Shimizu
(Doctor)
Yūnosuke Itō
(Novelist)
Yoshie Minami
(The Maid)
Kumeko Urabe
(Tatsu Watanabe)
Eiko Miyoshi
(Housewife)
Noriko Honma
(Housewife)
Yatsuko Tan'ami
(Bar Hostess)
Kin Sugai
(Housewife)
Kyôko Seki
(Kazue Watanabe)
Kusuo Abe
(City Assemblyman)
Tomo'o Nagai
(Newspaperman)
Seiji Miyaguchi
(Yakuza Boss)
Daisuke Katō
(Yakuza)
Hiroshi Hayashi
(Yakuza)
Fuyuki Murakami
(Newspaperman)
Hirayoshi Aono
(Newspaperman)
Toranosuke Ogawa
(Park Section Chief)
Ichirô Chiba
(Policeman)
Akira Tani
(Bar Owner)
Toshiyuki Ichimura
(Pianist)
Harue Kuramoto
(Dancer)
Taizō Fukami
(Baseball Spectator)
Keiichirô Katsumoto
(Park Division Staff)
Haruko Toyama
(Cabaret Woman)
Sachio Sakai
(Yakuza (uncredited))
Shôichi Hirose
(Yakuza (uncredited))
Mitsuo Tsuda
(City Planning Receptionist (uncredited))
Keiji Sakakida
(Land Readjustment Section Receptionist (uncredited))
Hiroshi Koizumi
(Jazz Bar Guest (uncredited))
Sōjirō Motoki
(Narrator (voice) (uncredited))
Kyōko Aoyama
(Schoolgirl (uncredited))