High and Low

Release Date: November 26th, 1963

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

Toshiro Mifune stars as a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a ruthless kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa's exemplary film noir. Based on Ed McBain's detective novel "King's Ransom," "High and Low" is both a riveting thriller and a brilliant commentary on contemporary Japanese society.

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Yutaka Sada, Kenjirô Ishiyama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Takashi Shimura

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Rescue, Son, Office, Hospital, 1960s, Sacrifice, Engaging, Fall, Intense, Survival

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Awards

Nominated Samuel Goldwyn International Award