The Bad Sleep Well

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Samurai capitalism. One of Akira Kurosawa's most obviously political films, THE BAD SLEEP WELL is a prophetic indictment of Japan's cutthroat, feudalistic approach to business. Nishi (Toshiro Mifune) is a fast-rising young executive about to further his acquisition of power through marriage to Keiko (Kyoko Kagawa), the daughter of the firm's president,...read more

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(Movie Clip) An Unusual Toast
The wedding party just barely manages to take a threatening toast from young Iwabuchi (Tatsuya Mihashi) in stride when further weirdness ensues, still (more…)
(Movie Clip) Wedding Party
Newsmen acting as Greek chorus, the music stops as the bride (Kyoko Kagawa) and groom (Toshiro Mifune) arrive and the cops show up, in the first scene (more…)
(Movie Clip) Sticking With Your Silence
Middle manager Wada (Kamatari Fujiwara), still silent after weeks in jail, doesn't bend under questioning from a prosecutor (Koji Nanbara) in Akira Ku (more…)
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02:56 — Trailer for The Bad Sleep Well. Something is rotten in Japan in this engaging drama by acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa. Toshir Mifune stars as Koi (more…)

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  • Review: Samurai capitalism. One of Akira Kurosawa's most obviously political films, THE BAD SLEEP WELL is a prophetic indictment of Japan's cutthroat, feudalistic approach to business. Nishi (Toshiro Mifune) is a fast-rising young executive about to further his ac… (more)

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