|Akira Kurosawa Director||previously directed The Quiet Duel|
A young officer has his gun lifted off of him by a pickpocket during an oppressive heatwave in post WWII Japan. Desperate to track it down, the officer is elicits the advice of elder streetwise veteran as he navigates through the dangerous and confusing underworld community.
"A mad dog sees only straight paths"
|Toshirō Mifune||Det. Murakami|
|Takashi Shimura||Det. Sato|
|Keiko Awaji||Harumi Namaki, showgirl|
|Eiko Miyoshi||Harumi's mother|
|Noriko Honma||Wooden Tub Shop woman|
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