High and Low

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Film:

High and Low

Showtimes:

Thursday Oct 26 01:00 PM
Thursday Oct 26 07:30 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


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About the Film:

Part of Akira Kurosawa Retrospective

Directed by Akira Kurosawa. Japan. 1963. Japanese with English subtitles. 143 min.
Toshiro Mifune 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.

Special guest: Join us for an introduction by John Szostak, Professor of Japanese Art History at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

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