Tengoku

High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (1963)

High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) first published by Movie Gazette in 2005 While involved in a high-stakes bid to take over the shoe company for which he has worked since he was sixteen years old, Kingo Gondo (Toshiro Mifune) receives a phone call informing him that his son has been kidnapped, and will be killed if an…

Ikimono

I Live In Fear (Ikimono no kiroku) (1955)

I Live In Fear (Ikimono no kiroku) first published by Movie Gazette in 2005 In the Fifties, Japan seemed a dangerous place to live. Leaving aside its geographical susceptibility to earthquakes, just a decade earlier, with the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it had become the only country ever to have been subjected to nuclear…