About the film
The Lower Depths
Release Date: October 01, 1957
|Production Companies||:||Toho Company, Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Sōjirō Motoki, Tomoyuki Tanaka|
|Writers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Maxim Gorky|
Residents of a rundown boardinghouse in 19th-century Japan, including a mysterious old man and an aging actor, get drawn into a love triangle that turns violent. When amoral thief Sutekichi breaks off his affair with landlady Osugi to romance her younger sister, Okayo, Osugi extracts her revenge by revealing her infidelity to her jealous husband.