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Program Title: the Bad Sleep Well
EASC Code: JB-10
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Akira Kurosawa
Release Date:
Running Time: 160 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: A film with a real plot. Through a bribery case, Kurosawa castigated the lingering traces of feudalism in modern-day Japanese big businessand revealed the dark side of human nature. Kurosawa further showed his talent in composition of picture. The settings of corridor, stairs, rooms, mirrors, and even the rubble are exquisitely designed.
Data Entry Date: 3/24/2004