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Japanese Film: Ikiru


Tue 28 Mar 2017, 5:45pm–8:20pm
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 5:45pm–8:20pm

Where: The Majestic Centre, 100 Willis St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

An Akira Kurosawa classic, starring BAFTA Award nominee Takashi Shimura! Kanji Watanabe is a government clerk who learns he is terminally ill and has only months to live. Fearing his life may amount to nothing, he decides to turn his back on his rigid routines in order to search for the meaning of existence.

Winner of the Special Prize of the Senate of Berlin at 1954 Berlin International Film Festival.

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Takashi Shimura
Released: 1952
Rated: PG

Free admission based on a first-come, first served basis. Lifts are available from 5:30pm. The entrance will be closed if the theatre reaches capacity.

A short Japan Video Topics DVD will be shown from 5:45pm before the start of the film at 6pm.

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