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Monday Night Movies: High and Low
October 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$10
High and Low
October 23 at 7pm
Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in HIGH AND LOW, the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. Adapting Ed McBain’s detective novel King’s Ransom, Kurosawa’s film moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to exacting social commentary, creating an unforgettable, widescreen black-and-white thriller that’s much more—in fact, some consider it the Japanese master’s greatest film. 1963. Unrated. In Japanese with English subtitles. 143 Min.
Sponsored by Colby College Department of East Asian Studies
Tickets: $10, Free for Students with ID
Series Pass: $55 (admits one to all screenings)
To purchase tickets, please contact the Maine Film Center, 861-8138.