The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well (1960)


  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1960-09-15
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 236 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 30min
  • Language: 日本語
  • Production Company: TOHO
  • Production Country: Japan
  • Director: Akira Kurosawa
star 7.6/10
From 236 Ratings

Summary

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.

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  • Toshirō Mifune

    as Kôichi Nishi
  • Masayuki Mori

    as Public Corporation Vice President Iwabuchi
  • Kamatari Fujiwara

    as Assistant-to-the-Chief Wada
  • Takeshi Katō

    as Itakura
  • Kyōko Kagawa

    as Yoshiko Nishi
  • Tatsuya Mihashi

    as Tatsuo Iwabuchi
  • Takashi Shimura

    as Administrative Officer Moriyama
  • Kō Nishimura

    as Contract Officer Shirai
  • Kyū Sazanka

    as Construction Company Executive Director Kaneko
  • Someshō Matsumoto

    as Construction Company President Hatano
  • Gen Shimizu

    as Managing Director Miura
  • Atsuko Ichinomiya

    as Mrs. Ariyama
  • Natsuko Kahara

    as Mrs. Furuya
  • Nobuko Tashiro

    as Mrs. Moriyama
  • Ken Mitsuda

    as Public Corporation President Arimura
  • Kôji Nanbara

    as Public Prosecutor Horiuchi
  • Chishū Ryū

    as Public Prosecutor Nonaka
  • Seiji Miyaguchi

    as Public Prosecutor Okakura
  • Kin Sugai

    as Tomoko Wada
  • Yoshio Tsuchiya

    as ADA Secretary
  • Shirō Tsuchiya

    as Construction Company Employee #1
  • Sōji Ubukata

    as Construction Company Employee #2
  • Susumu Fujita

    as Detective
  • Kunie Tanaka

    as Hitman
  • Kyōko Ozawa

    as Iwabuchi Maid #1
  • Hiromi Mineoka

    as Iwabuchi Maid #2
  • Nobuo Nakamura

    as Legal Adviser
  • Ryôji Shimizu

    as Management Section Worker
  • Gorô Sakurai

    as Prosecutor
  • Kōji Mitsui

    as Reporter A
  • Yoshifumi Tajima

    as Reporter B
  • Hisashi Yokomori

    as Reporter C
  • Jun Kondô

    as Reporter D
  • Akemi Ueno

    as Safety Deposit Box Rental Receptionist
  • Ikio Sawamura

    as Taxi Driver
  • Toshiko Higuchi

    as Wada's Daughter
  • Yutaka Sada

    as Wedding Receptionist
Writing Ryūzō Kikushima Writer
Writing Shinobu Hashimoto Writer
Sound Masaru Satō Original Music Composer
Writing Eijirō Hisaita Writer
Camera Yuzuru Aizawa Director of Photography
Directing Akira Kurosawa Director
Writing Akira Kurosawa Writer
Writing Hideo Oguni Writer
Production Akira Kurosawa Producer
Production Tomoyuki Tanaka Producer
Editing Akira Kurosawa Editor
Camera Takao Saitō Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Shoji Kurihara Costume Design
Art Yoshirō Muraki Production Design
Sound Ichirô Minawa Sound Effects Editor
Sound Fumio Yanoguchi Sound Recordist
Directing Yoshimitsu Banno Assistant Director
Directing Shirō Moritani Assistant Director

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