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Scene from the film THE BAD SLEEP WELL.
Genre Crime Drama
Running Time 144 min
MPAA rating Unrated
Release Date Jan 22, 1962
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The Bad Sleep Well

In this loose adaptation of "Hamlet," illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi (Toshirô Mifune) climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and marries the crippled daughter (Kyôko Kagawa) of company vice president Iwabuchi (Masayuki Mori). At the reception, the wedding cake is a replica of their corporate headquarters, but an aspect of the design reminds the party of the hushed-up death of Nishi's father. It is then that Nishi unleashes his plan to avenge his father's death.

Starring
Toshirô Mifune Koichi Nishi
Takeshi Kato Itakura
Masayuki Mori Company President Iwabuchi
Kyoko Kagawa Yoshiko Nishi
Tatsuya Mihashi Tatsuo Iwabuchi
Takashi Shimura Administrative Officer Moriyama
Kô Nishimura Contract Officer Shirai

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