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