Essential Cinema: Kurosawa Noir Presented by MUBI

STRAY DOG (35mm)

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Japan, 1949, 2h 2min, 35mm, In Japanese with English Subtitles

Essential Cinema  Kurosawa Noir Presented by MUBI

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—The Current

Toshiro Mifune returns as a young cop whose pistol is stolen by a pickpocket on a streetcar and who spends the film in a state of high agitation trying to recover the gun as it makes a deadly transit through the underworld. In 35mm



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