High and Low

High and Low

Directed by: Kurosawa

Friday, June 17 - Sunday, June 19, 2011

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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 HIGH AND LOW (Tengoku to jigoku). Adapting Ed McBain’s detective novel King’s Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating a penetrating portrait of contemporary Japanese society.

NR, 143 Minutes, In Japanese with English subtitles
Japan, 1963




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