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The Resource High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Oguni Hideo, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kusaka Eijirō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei, Nakai Asakazu, Saitō Takao ; kantaku, Kurosawa Akira

High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Oguni Hideo, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kusaka Eijirō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei, Nakai Asakazu, Saitō Takao ; kantaku, Kurosawa Akira

Label
High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku
Title
High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Oguni Hideo, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kusaka Eijirō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei, Nakai Asakazu, Saitō Takao ; kantaku, Kurosawa Akira
Title variation
High and low
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
A complex crime thriller in which the son of a chauffer is kidnapped, mistaken as the son of the chauffer's employer, a wealthy shoe manufacturer. A moral dilemma. Should the wealthy man pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his financial position?
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production design by Yoshiro Muraki ; music by Masaru Sato ; production manager, Nezu Hiroshi
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T3933 2009
PerformerNote
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Isao Kimura, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Takeshi Kato, Takashi Shimura, Jun Tazaki, Nobuo Nakamura, Yunosuke Ito, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Minoru Chiaki, Eijiro Tono, Yutaka Sada
Runtime
143
Series statement
  • AK100
  • 25 films by Akira Kurosawa
Series volume
[disc 21]
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Oguni Hideo, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kusaka Eijirō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei, Nakai Asakazu, Saitō Takao ; kantaku, Kurosawa Akira
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the novel, King's ransom, by Ed McBain
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) (DVD 6871 suppl.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 6887
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • AK100D21
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn476336392
  • (IMDb)tt0057565
  • (OCoLC)ocn900228852
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
High and Low. Tengoku to jigoku, Janus Films ; Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, Kurosawa Purodakushon sakuhin ; seisaku, Tanaka Tomoyuki, Kikushima Ryūzō ; kyakuhon Oguni Hideo, Kikushima Ryūzō, Kusaka Eijirō, Kurosawa Akira ; satsuei, Nakai Asakazu, Saitō Takao ; kantaku, Kurosawa Akira
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the novel, King's ransom, by Ed McBain
  • Issued as part of the box set AK100 : 25 films by Akira Kurosawa with book included (96 p. : ill. ; 19 x 31 cm.) (DVD 6871 suppl.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (143 min.)
Isbn
9781604652260
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 6887
Other control number
715515052016
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • AK100D21
  • CC1858D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn476336392
  • (IMDb)tt0057565
  • (OCoLC)ocn900228852
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; surround
Video recording format
DVD

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