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The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

Original Title: 悪い奴ほどよく眠る


Genres
Mystery & Thriller, Crime, Drama
Runtime
2h 30min

Cast

Toshirō Mifune
Kôichi Nishi
Masayuki Mori
Public Corporation Vice President Iwabuchi
Kamatari Fujiwara
Assistant-to-the-Chief Wada
Kyōko Kagawa
Yoshiko Nishi
Tatsuya Mihashi
Tatsuo Iwabuchi
Takashi Shimura
Administrative Officer Moriyama
Kō Nishimura
Contract Officer Shirai
Kyû Sazanka
Construction Company Executive Director Kaneko
Someshô Matsumoto
Construction Company President Hatano
Gen Shimizu
Managing Director Miura
Atsuko Ichinomiya
Mrs. Ariyama (uncredited)
Natsuko Kahara
Mrs. Furuya (uncredited)
Nobuko Tashiro
Mrs. Moriyama (uncredited)
Ken Mitsuda
Public Corporation President Arimura (uncredited)
Kôji Nanbara
Public Prosecutor Horiuchi (uncredited)
Chishū Ryū
Public Prosecutor Nonaka (uncredited)
Seiji Miyaguchi
Public Prosecutor Okakura (uncredited)
Kin Sugai
Tomoko Wada (uncredited)
Yoshio Tsuchiya
ADA Secretary (uncredited)
Shirō Tsuchiya
Construction Company Employee #1 (uncredited)
Sôji Ubukata
Construction Company Employee #2 (uncredited)
Susumu Fujita
Detective (uncredited)
Kunie Tanaka
Hitman (uncredited)
Kyôko Ozawa
Iwabuchi Maid #1 (uncredited)
Hiromi Mineoka
Iwabuchi Maid #2 (uncredited)
Nobuo Nakamura
Legal Adviser (uncredited)
Ryôji Shimizu
Management Section Worker (uncredited)
Gorô Sakurai
Prosecutor (uncredited)
Kôji Mitsui
Reporter A (uncredited)
Yoshifumi Tajima
Reporter B (uncredited)
Hisashi Yokomori
Reporter C (uncredited)
Jun Kondô
Reporter D (uncredited)
Akemi Ueno
Safety Deposit Box Rental Receptionist (uncredited)
Ikio Sawamura
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Toshiko Higuchi
Wada's Daughter (uncredited)
Yutaka Sada
Wedding Receptionist (uncredited)

Synopsis

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.

The Bad Sleep Well streaming: where to watch online?

Currently you are able to watch "The Bad Sleep Well" streaming on Kanopy, Criterion Channel.

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