This Thursday 20th February 2020 at 6.30 pm the Japanese film “High and Low” directed by the master filmmaker, Akira Kurosawa, starring the legendary, Toshirô Mifune,  will be screened at Maquinez Palace, Auditorium I of  Entertainment Society of Goa. The screening of the film is curated by Sachin Chatte. The details are as given below –

Film: High and Low (1963, Japanese with English subtitles)
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
Duration: 2 hrs 19 mins

Based on a novel King’s Ransom by Ed McBain, High and Low is one of Akira Kurosawa’s highly acclaimed films that has Toshirô Mifune who plays a wealthy businessman who is the verge of an important deal. One day, he receives a phone call that his son has been kidnapped and a ransom is demanded which sets in a chain of events that make this taut thriller. It was remade in Hindi as Inkaar (1977). The Washington Post wrote that “High and Low is, in a way, the companion piece to Throne of Blood – it’s Macbeth, if Macbeth had married better. The movie shares the rigors of Shakespeare’s construction, the symbolic and historical sweep, the pacing that makes the story expand organically in the mind.”

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