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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Evan Hunter


  3. Eijirô Hisaita


  4. Ryûzô Kikushima


  5. Hideo Oguni


Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Kingo Gondo

  2. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai

    Chief Detective Tokura

  3. Kyôko Kagawa

    Kyôko Kagawa

    Reiko Gondo

  4. Tatsuya Mihashi

    Tatsuya Mihashi

    Kawanishi, Gondo's secretary

  5. Isao Kimura

    Isao Kimura

    Detective Arai

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Original Title 天国と地獄

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 26, 1963


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 22m

Budget -

Revenue -



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