High and Low

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High and Low

Presented on 35mm

60th Anniversary Screening

Legendary actor Toshiro Mifune (Seven Samurai, Yojimbo) is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. 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 contemporary Japanese society.

Presented on 35mm

JBFC Members: Get a Passport stamp for Japan when you see High and Low!

"A sizzling, artistic crackerjack and a model of its genre."
Howard Thompson, The New York Times
"Miraculously, High And Low turns the mundane follow-through of police work into the stuff of white-knuckle suspense."
Scott Tobias, A.V. Club

This film is part of the Movie Milestones series.



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