High and Low

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  142 min.
Release Date: November 26, 1963

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Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Tatsuya Mihashi, Kyoko Kagawa, Isao Kimura

Synopsis

Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa's highly influential domestic drama and police procedural High and Low. Adapting Ed McBain's detective novel "King's Ransom," Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a diabolical treatise on class and contemporary Japanese society.

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Studio: Toho Company
Producer(s): Ryuzo Kikushima, Tomoyuki Tanaka
Screenplay: Eijirô Hisaita

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