The Lower Depths Movie Review 1957

Information and Film Reviews for The Lower Depths the Movie

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Kurosawa sets the Maxim Gorky play in Edo during the final Tokugawa period, using Noh theatre elements in depicting the lowly denizens of a low-rent hovel. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 125 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Homeless, Adapted from a Play
Screenplay
Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni
Cast
Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Ganjiro Nakamura, Kyoko Kagawa, Bokuzen Hidari
Cinematography
Kazuo Yamazaki
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Music
Masaru Sato
Producer
Toho Films

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