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Ikimono no kiroku (1955) Poster

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Toshiro Mifune was 35 years old when he played the role of a 70 year old.
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The original Japanese title, "Ikimono no kiroku," is literally translated into "Record of A Living Being."
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This was Kurosawa's first film to lose money during its initial release.
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The music score was completed by Masaru Satô when composer Fumio Hayasaka died during production.
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This film was one of two that Toho had produced at this time about the threat of nuclear disaster and damage from radiation poisoning - the other film was "Godzilla."
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