The Bad Sleep Well

Play Song
Pause Song

About the film

The Bad Sleep Well

parent child relationship noir corporate greed shakespeare in modern dress japanese noir

The Bad Sleep Well

Release Date: September 15, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Toho Company, Ltd., Kurosawa Production Co.
Director    :   Akira Kurosawa
Producers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Tomoyuki Tanaka
Writers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Eijirô Hisaita
RunTime    :   150 mins.

In this loose adaptation of "Hamlet," illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and marries the crippled daughter of company vice president Iwabuchi. At the reception, the wedding cake is a replica of their corporate headquarters, but an aspect of the design reminds the party of the hushed-up death of Nishi's father. It is then that Nishi unleashes his plan to avenge his father's death.




Want to see ?



Main Actors





Reviews

There are no reviews yet