Terrorized By The Past, Afraid Of The Future

Elderly businessman Kiichi Nakajima, played by Toshiro Mifune, obsesses over nuclear annihilation in the film I Live in Fear (1955). “With this mournful film, [Akira Kurosawa] depicts a society emerging from the shadows but still terrorized by memories of the past and anxieties for the future.” (via Criterion Collection)