The Lower Depths (1957)

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.

Directing:
  • Akira Kurosawa

Writing:
  • Akira Kurosawa
  • Hideo Oguni
  • Maxim Gorky

Stars:
Release Date: 1957-10-01
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 125

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Toshirō Mifune
Toshirō Mifun...
Sutekichi the Thief
Isuzu Yamada
Isuzu Yamada
Osugi the Landlady
Kyōko Kagawa
Kyōko Kagawa
Okayo, Osugi's Sister
Ganjiro Nakamura
Ganjiro Nakam...
Rokubei, Osugi's Husband
Minoru Chiaki
Minoru Chiaki
Former Samurai
Kamatari Fujiwara
Kamatari Fuji...
The Actor
Akemi Negishi
Akemi Negishi
Osen the Prostitute
Nijiko Kiyokawa
Nijiko Kiyoka...
Otaki the Candy-Seller
Kôji Mitsui
Kôji Mitsui
Yoshisaburo the Gambler
Eijirō Tōno
Eijirō Tōno
Tomekichi the Tinker
Haruo Tanaka
Haruo Tanaka
Tatsu
Eiko Miyoshi
Eiko Miyoshi
Asa, Tomekichi's Wife
Bokuzen Hidari
Bokuzen Hidar...
Kahei the Pilgrim
Atsushi Watanabe
Atsushi Watan...
Kuna
Kichijirô Ueda
Kichijirô Ued...
Shimazo the Police Agent
Yû Fujiki
Yû Fujiki
Unokichi
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