Murukami, a young homicide detective, has his pocket picked on a bus and loses his pistol. Frantic and ashamed, he dashes about trying to recover the weapon without success until taken under the wing of an older and wiser detective, Sato. Together they track the culprit.
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Another great detective classic in the tradition of "High and Low" by the same director!
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Did You Know?
Much of the film was filmed from the slum streets of post war Japan. These were filmed under chief assistant director Ishirô Honda
, who had gone with camera operator Kazuo Yamada
into some dangerous, even yakuza run, territory. Many of the scenes of Toshirô Mifune
's character from the waist down are actually Honda standing in. See more
At one point, there is a man playing a tune on a harmonica that needs two people with harmonicas to play. See more
They say there's no such thing as a bad man. Only bad situations...
Sonatine in C Major, Op.20-1
Composed by Friedrich Kuhlau See more