The Bad Sleep Well

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In this loose adaptation of "Hamlet," illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi (Toshirô Mifune) climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and marries the crippled daughter (Kyôko Kagawa) of company vice president Iwabuchi (Masayuki Mori). 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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Director: Akira Kurosawa
Screenwriter: Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryuzo Kikushima, Eijiro Hisaito
Cast: Toshiro Mifune
Takeshi Kato
Masayuki Mori
Takashi Shimura
Kyoko Kagawa
Ko Nishimura
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