The Bad sleep well = Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemeru

Japan, 1960

Film
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Kurosawa’s first feature was released under the aegis of Kurosawa’s own production company. It is an impressive tale of greed, corruption and revenge and a powerful indictment of the dark side of business and politics with distinct overtones of “Hamlet”. Stars Toshiro Mifune. Japanese with English subtitles.

Credits

director

Akira Kurosawa

co-producer

Akira Kurosawa

Tomoyuki Tanaka

Language

Japanese

Duration

02:10:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38391

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Japan

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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