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The Bad Sleep Well

Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru

Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1960
Drama, Thriller, Crime

Synopsis

A young executive hunts down his father’s killer in director Akira Kurosawa’s scathing The Bad Sleep Well. Continuing his legendary collaboration with actor Toshiro Mifune, Kurosawa combines elements of Hamlet and American film noir to chilling effect.

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The Bad Sleep Well Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Awards & Festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival

1971

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