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Ikiru remake Living will premiere in the UK in November

LivingLiving, the new British remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru, will premiere on November 11 in the UK. US premieres in Lost Angeles and New York will follow on December 23. More dates will likely be added to the film’s IMDb page when they become available.

Directed by Oliver Hermanus and starring Bill Nighy, the film was adapted from Kurosawa by the Nobel Prize winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro.

Living was originally shown at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and was received positively, with its Rotten Tomatoes score currently standing at 96%. Our very own PeterT also had the opportunity to see the film and you can read his thoughts here.

You can also watch and listen to the film’s star Bill Nighy talk about the film in this YouTube clip:




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A teaser trailer was just released for the film: you can see it on YouTube.



Looking forward to seeing this and comparing it with the masterful original. Looks decent though!

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