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Program Title: High and Low
EASC Code: JH-17
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject:
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD & VHS
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Home Version Cinema
Release Date: 1963
Running Time: 143 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: 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 brillant commentary Japanese society. Criterion is proud to present High and Low in a luminous new Tohoscope transfer with new elctronic subtitles.
Data Entry Date: 2/8/2005