Dir. Akira Kurosawa (1963).
Kurosawa creates his own double-bill in this engrossing policier set against Japan’s economic miracle. The first half is a morally-complex kidnapping drama in which the wrong kid is nabbed; the second is the Dostoyevskian search for the perp.
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 8, 2011