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The Bad Sleep Well

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Thriller Drama 19602h 30mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Revenge Country: Japan

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 featuring Toshirō Mifune and Masayuki Mori is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and thriller movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (11,607 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Akira Kurosawa


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#236 Ranked Movie

#22 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#24 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#50 Ranked in Crime Movies

The Bad Sleep Well has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (11,607 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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