The Bad sleep well = Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemeru

Japan, 1960

Film
Please note

Sorry, we aren't able to make images or video for this item available to the public online.

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.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

Stream, rent or buy via Just Watch Logo

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Akira Kurosawa

co-producer

Akira Kurosawa

Tomoyuki Tanaka

Duration

02:10:00:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303650

Language

Japanese

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q2005041

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/82496--the-bad-sleep-well-warui-yatsu-hodo-yoku-nemeru/ |title=The Bad sleep well = Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemeru |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=25 February 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}