THE BAD SLEEP WELL
Director: Akira Kurosawa Run Time: 150 min. Release Year: 1960 Language: Japanese
Starring: Kamatari Fujiwara, Kyōko Kagawa, Masayuki Mori, Takeshi Katō, Toshirō Mifune
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 in exposing the corrupt boardrooms of postwar corporate Japan.