Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 122 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1949 Language: Japanese
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Toshirō Mifune
Kurosawa may be best known as a samurai director but he was also a master of film noir. Here, Mifune is a green detective whose gun is stolen by a pickpocket. Racked with guilt, he teams with a senior officer and hunts the sweltering streets for the person using his pilfered weapon.
In Japanese with English subtitles
Double Feature with DRUNKEN ANGEL