"High and Low"
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
adaptation of an Ed McBain mystery stars two of Japan's greats, Toshiro Mifune and Tatsuya
Nakadai, in a riveting American-style thriller set in modern-day Yokohama. Mifune stars as
a self-made tycoon targeted by kidnappers. When he realizes they have taken his
chauffeur's son and not his own, the millionaire faces a moral dilemma: to save the boy or
save his empire from financial ruin. "One of the best detective thrillers ever
filmed" (The New York Times). Japanese with new English subtitles.