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?
During the opening credits, there is footage of a panting dog. However, when American censors saw the footage, they assumed that the dog had been harmed. This run-in with American censors caused Kurosawa to remark that this was the only time he wished Japan had not lost WWII. 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...
Referenced in Duel
from "Les Contes d'Hoffmann"
Composed by Jacques Offenbach See more