The Bad Sleep Well

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Mifune stars as a vengeance seeking salaryman, determined to prove his father’s suicide was in fact a murder. A story of corporate intrigue and scandal that offers critique on the rampant corruption experienced during the beginning of Japan’s bubble economy, Mifune’s performance is one of subtle nuance between explosions of passion and violence. (Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1960, 151 min., b&w) In Japanese with English subtitles