The Lower Depths

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Jean Renoir's adaptation of the famed Gorky play moves the action from its original pre-Revolution Russian setting to the streets of Paris. Louis Jouvet is a baron who has lost his fortune and has nowhere to turn until he meets Pepel (Jean Gabin), a lower-class thief who gains the nobleman's respect. After an all-night card game, the baron and Pepel become...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (4 Credits)
Charles Spaak
E. Zamiatine
Source (1 Credit)
Maxim Gorky
Producer (2 Credits)
Arthur Mayer
Joseph Burstyn
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
F. Bourgas
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Jean Wiener