The Lower Depths

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The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

Release Date: October 01, 1957

Year    :   1957
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   TOHO
Director    :   Akira Kurosawa
Producers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Sōjirō Motoki, Tomoyuki Tanaka
Writers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Maxim Gorky
RunTime    :   125 mins.

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.

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