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Akira Kurosawa's 1963 adaptation of an Ed McBain novel represents the police procedural at it most classic. The plot involves a gang of kidnappers that sets out to nab the son of a wealthy executive and ends up snatching the chauffeur's son instead. Will the executive pay the ransom anyway? Will the police crack the case in time? Or will this all end badly? Paired with Teshigahara's Woman of the Dunes as part of Guild Cinema's Japanese Master Double-Feature. In Japanese with English subtitles. 142 minutes