FILM 1460: IKIRU
TRIVIA: When Takashi Shimura rehearsed his singing of "Song of the Gondola," director Akira Kurosawa instructed him to "sing the song as if you are a stranger in a world where nobody believes you exist."
The song sung by Kanji Watanabe, in the bar, is called Gondola no Uta, "The Gondola Song". Written in 1915, it is a song about women and how they should find love before their time has run out.
Director Trademark: Akira Kurosawa: [weather] Rain is present during the construction site scene. The swing scene, on the other hand, is calmly accompanied by snow.