High and Low (1963)

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High and Low

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Directed By Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa Starring Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune  •  Tatsuya Nakadai Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Kyoko Kagawa Kyoko Kagawa  •  Tatsuya Mihashi Tatsuya Mihashi  •  Isao Kimura Isao Kimura Genres Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Crime Drama  •  Crime Thriller  •  Crime  •  Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Police Detective Film  •  Post-Noir  •  Thriller  •  Urban Drama Studios &
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The Criterion Collection  •  BFI  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  Madman Films  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Japanese Movies of All Time  •  1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They?
Other Titles Heaven and Hell [Japan]  •  Tengoku to jigoku [Japan] Release Info 1963-11-26T00:00:00Z November 26, 1963
B&W and Color  •  142 minutes NR Rated NR
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JC13

JC13 on 12/9/2014 Reply  · 

Brilliant Police Procedural and just an amazing film in general. Mifune and Nakadai bring it. One of Kurosawa's best.

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Danny237

Danny237 on 3/23/2015 Reply  · 

My Akira Kurosawa's least favorite. I give an 5.5/10

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hambone88

hambone88 on 3/16/2020 Reply  · 

This is my favorite of Akira’s movies. I was captivated the entire way through

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