Stray Dog DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1949

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Film Details

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Produced in 1949

Main Language - JAPANESE with English subtitles

Countries & Regions - Asian Film, Japanese Film

Film Description

This long-neglected early work is a masterful mix of film noir and police thriller set in the sweltering mean streets of post-war Tokyo. When young detective Murakami (Mifune) has his pistol stolen, he is overwhelmed by a feeling of dishonour rather than failure, and sets out on a descent into the lower depths of the underworld, which gradually reveals Dostoievskian parallels between himself and his quarry.

DVD Details

Certificate: PG

Publisher: BFI

Length: 117 mins

Aspect ratio: 1.33

Format: DVD B&W

Region: 2

Released: 25th March 2002

Cat No: BFIVD534

Subtitles: English

DVD Extras

  • Includes biographies, original colour theatrical poster image.

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by Anon on 19th February 2002

Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog (1949) is the simple tale of a detective's quest to retrieve his stolen pistol. Based on a true anecdote the possibilities of the story appe... Read on

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