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High and Low

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Original title
Tengoku to Jigoku (High and Low)
Running time
143 min.
Japan Japan
Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa, Ryuzo Kikushima, Eijiro Hisaito (Novel: Evan Hunter)
Masaru Sato
Asakazu Nakai, Takao Sito (B&W)
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Kurosawa Production Co.
Film noir. Thriller. Mystery. Drama | Crime. Cop Movies. Abduction / Disappearance
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Evan Hunter Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
It is the story of Gondo, a shoe company executive (Toshirô Mifune) planning a boardroom intrigue to gain control of the company. He has raised the capital for his plan, when word comes that his son has been kidnapped for ransom. All the money he has raised will be sunk into the ransom. Any price to get his son back, thinks Gondo. But what about somebody else's son?
1963: Venice Film Festival: Official Selection
1963: Golden Globes: Nominee to Samuel Goldwyn Award (Best Foreign Film)
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