Living Review: Bill Nighy Leads A Quietly Affecting Remake Of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru [Sundance 2022]

Remaking the work of Akira Kurosawa is almost sacrilegious.

How can any filmmaker possibly hope to measure up to the masterful storytelling of such a cinematic legend? Well, in the case of Kurosawa’s classic masterpiece “Ikiru,” it’s almost imperative that the film be remade.

For a story that hones in on the fleeting nature of human life and how everything we do is destined to be forgotten, we must be reminded to live as much as we can in the short time that we have on this orbiting rock.Director Oliver Hermanus has no problem bringing the important…The post Living Review: Bill Nighy Leads a Quietly Affecting Remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru [Sundance 2022] appeared first on /Film.

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