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4.4
2,564 Ratings

High and Low

Tengoku to jigoku

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1963
Drama, Crime, Mystery

Synopsis

In the midst of an attempt to take over his company, a powerhouse executive is hit with a huge ransom demand when his servants son is kidnapped. An adaption of Ed McBain’s detective novel King’s Ransom.

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High and Low Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1963

Berlin International Film Festival

1993

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2008

Stockholm International Film Festival

1995

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