The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths (1936)

Inhabitants of a flophouse struggle to survive under the harsh treatment imposed by the landlord, Kostyleva. One resident, young thief Wasska Pepel, ends his affair with the landlord's wife, Vassilissa, and takes up with her sister, Natacha. Pepel also befriends the baron, a former nobleman fallen on hard times, but Pepel's attempts at happiness are complicated when he's accused of murder by a spiteful Vassilissa.

Writing:
  • Maxim Gorky
  • Jean Renoir
  • Jacques Companéez
Directing:
  • Jean Renoir
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  • Release Date: 1936-12-11
  • Language: Français
  • Country: FR
  • Runtime: 92

Suzy Prim

Vassilissa Kostyleva

René Génin

Lukas, le philosophe

Junie Astor

Natacha, la sœur de Vassilissa

Robert Le Vigan

l'acteur alcoolique

Maurice Baquet

Aliocha, le fou accordéoniste

Léon Larive

Félix, le valet de chambre du baron

Jean Gabin

Pepel Wasska

Louis Jouvet

Le baron

Jany Holt

Nastia, la prostituée

Paul Grimault

Uncredited

Camille Bert

le comte

Vladimir Sokoloff

le vieux Kostileff

André Gabriello

le commissaire Toptoum
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