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Akira Kurosawa Movie Corner

High and Low
twenty-second movie

Akira Kurosawa poster 22
Released Date: 1 March 1963 
Running Time: 143 minutes 
Color: Black and White, 
   One Colored Sequence 
Screen Format: Cinemascope

An executive of a shoemaking company 
disputes management policies with 
other company executives. As he tries to 
mortgage his entire wealth to buy out 
his company's shares, his son's close 
friend, the son of his driver, is 
mistakenly kidnapped and an 
outrageous sum of ransom is demanded. 
The filming of the ransom transfer, 
taken on the Kodama bullet train 
dashing at speeds of 110 kph, was a 
scene which allowed no retakes. The 
filming was taken nonstop with a total 
of eight cameras. Kurosawa's distinctive 
multiple camera techniques are fully 
exhibited throughout this film. 

Go to another Akira Kurosawa movie

1. Judo Saga
2. The Most Beautiful
3. Judo Saga II
4. They Who Step on the Tiger's Tail
5. No Regrets for Our Youth
6. One Wonderful Sunday
7. Drunken Angel
8. The Quiet Duel
9. Stray Dog
10. Scandal
11. Rashomon
12. The Idiot
13. To Live
14. Seven Samurai
15. I Live in Fear
16. Throne of Blood
17. The Lower Depths
18. The Hidden Fortress
19. Bad Man Sleep Well
20. Yojinbo
21. Sanjuro
22. High and Low
23. Red Beard
24. Dodesukaden
25. Dersu Uzala
26. Kagemusha
27. Ran
28. Dreams
29. Rhapsody in August
30. Madadayo
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