High and Low (1963)

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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

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Movie Score: 8.3/10 from 188 votes
Release Date: 1963-03-01
Status: Released
Run time: 142 min / 2:22
Production Studio : Toho Company, Ltd., Kurosawa Production Co.
Production Country: Japan
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Toshirō Mifune
as Kingo Gondo
Tatsuya Nakadai
as Chief Detective Tokura
Kyôko Kagawa
as Reiko Gondo
Tatsuya Mihashi
as Kawanishi, Gondo's secretary
Isao Kimura
as Detective Arai
Kenjiro Ishiyama
as Chief Detective 'Bos'n' Taguchi
Takeshi Katô
as Detective Nakao
Takashi Shimura
as Chief of Investigation Section
Jun Tazaki
as Kamiya, National Shoes Publicity Director
Nobuo Nakamura
as Ishimaru, National Shoes Design Department Director
Yūnosuke Itō
as Baba - National Shoes Executive
Tsutomu Yamazaki
as Ginjirô Takeuchi - Medical Intern
Minoru Chiaki
as First Reporter
Eijirō Tōno
as Factory Worker
Masao Shimizu
as Prison Warden
Yutaka Sada
as Aoki - the Chauffeur
Masahiko Shimazu
as Shinichi Aoki
Toshio Egi
as Jun Gondo
Kôji Mitsui
as Second Reporter
Kyû Sazanka
as First Creditor
Susumu Fujita
as Chief of First Investigating Section
Kamatari Fujiwara
as Junkyard Cook
Yoshio Tsuchiya
as Detective Murata
Kazuo Kitamura
as Third Reporter
Gen Shimizu
as Chief Physician
Akira Nagoya
as Detective Yamamoto
Jun Hamamura
as Second Creditor
Masao Oda
as First Executor at Tax Office
Kô Nishimura
as Third Creditor
Yoshifumi Tajima
as Chief Prison Officer
Koji Kiyomura
as Fish Market Office Worker
Hiroshi Unayama
as Detective Shimada
Yoshisuke Makino
as Detective Takahashi
Jun Kondô
as Identification Center Worker
Satoshi Suzuki
as Detective Koike
Senkichi Ômura
as Messenger Passing Note to Intern
Kazuo Katô
as Identification Center Worker
Ikio Sawamura
as Yokohama Station Trolley Man
Kin Sugai
as Female Drug Addict
Keiko Tomita
as Murder Victim
Isao Onoda
as Male Drug Addict
Seiichi Taguchi
as Detective Nakamura
Takeo Matsushita
as Second Executor at Tax Office
Kiyoshi Yamamoto
as Detective Ueno
Kenji Kodama
as Detective Hara
Minoru Itô
as Detective
Haruo Suzuki
as Undercover Detective 'Drug Addict'
Kôzô Nomura
as Detective (uncredited)

High and Low Crew

Directing Akira Kurosawa Director
Writing Akira Kurosawa Screenplay
Production Ryûzô Kikushima Producer
Production Tomoyuki Tanaka Producer
Sound Masaru Satô Original Music Composer
Camera Asakazu Nakai Director of Photography
Camera Takao Saitô Director of Photography
Art Yoshirô Muraki Production Design
Writing Hideo Oguni Screenplay
Writing Ryûzô Kikushima Screenplay
Writing Eijirô Hisaita Screenplay
Writing Evan Hunter Novel
Production Akira Kurosawa Producer
Costume & Make-Up Miyuki Suzuki Costume Design
Directing Yôichi Matsue Assistant Director
Directing Kenjirô Ohmori Assistant Director
Editing Reiko Kaneko Editorial Production Assistant
Directing Teruyo Nogami Script Supervisor
Production Hiroshi Nezu Production Supervisor
Directing Masanobu Deme Assistant Director
Directing Shirô Moritani Assistant Director
Sound Ichirô Minawa Sound Effects Editor
Sound Hisashi Shimonaga Sound Mixer
Lighting Ichirô Inohara Lighting Technician
Lighting Hiromitsu Mori Lighting Technician
Camera Kazutami Hara First Assistant Camera
Camera Katsuhiro Kato Camera Intern
Crew Akio Nojima Property Master
Camera Masaharu Ueda Assistant Camera
Editing Akira Kurosawa Editor
Sound Fumio Yanoguchi Sound Designer