From Akira Kurosawa, director of "Yojimbo" and "Sanjuro" comes a tense, taut film of a modern "perfect crime" with more excitement than even Hitchcock could create.
An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Released: March 01, 1963
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Eijirô Hisaita, Evan Hunter
Casts: Toshirō Mifune (Kingo Gondo), Tatsuya Nakadai (Chief Detective Tokura), Kyôko Kagawa (Reiko Gondo), Tatsuya Mihashi (Kawanishi, Gondo's secretary), Isao Kimura (Detective Arai), Kenjiro Ishiyama (Chief Detective 'Bos'n' Taguchi)
Production Companies: Toho Company, Ltd., Kurosawa Production Co.