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The Lower Depths - Stage to Screen

  • The Bombay Art Society KC Road, Opposite Hotel Rangsharda, Bandra Reclamation Bandra West, Mumbai, MH, 400050 India (map)

The Lower Depths (1957)

The Lower Depths is a Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, based on the popular play The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorky.

Synopsis: In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.

Director: Akira Kurosawa

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