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The Lower Depths (1957)

U 10/01/1957 (JP) Drama 2h 5m
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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.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Sutekichi the Thief

  2. Isuzu Yamada

    Isuzu Yamada

    Osugi the Landlady

  3. Kyōko Kagawa

    Kyōko Kagawa

    Okayo, Osugi's Sister

  4. Ganjirô Nakamura I

    Ganjirô Nakamura I

    Rokubei, Osugi's Husband

  5. Minoru Chiaki

    Minoru Chiaki

    Former Samurai

  6. Kamatari Fujiwara

    Kamatari Fujiwara

    The Actor

  7. Akemi Negishi

    Akemi Negishi

    Osen the Prostitute

  8. Nijiko Kiyokawa

    Nijiko Kiyokawa

    Otaki the Candy-Seller

  9. Kōji Mitsui

    Kōji Mitsui

    Yoshisaburo the Gambler

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The Lower Depths
The Lower Depths

Original Title どん底

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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