Monday Night Film Series presents The Inheritance
Masaki Kobayashi, Japan, 1962, 108 mins,
Japanese (English Subtitles)
On his deathbed, a wealthy businessman announces that his fortune is to be split equally among his three illegitimate children, whose whereabouts are unknown. A bevy of lawyers and associates begin machinations to procure the money for themselves, resorting to the use of impostors and blackmail. Yet all are outwitted by the cunning of the man’s secretary (Keiko Kishi), in this entertaining condemnation of unchecked greed.
All Monday Night Films are free and open to the public.
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