Stray Dog 1949
Directed by Akira Kurosawa | Starring: Toshirō Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi
A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo’s sweltering streets for the stray dog whose desperation has led him to a life of crime. With each step, cop and criminal’s lives become more intertwined and the investigation becomes an examination of Murakami’s own dark side.