The Lower Depths 1936

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The Lower Depths ★★★½ Les Bas Fonds; Underground 1936

Renoir's adaptation of the Maxim Gorky play about a thief and a financially ruined baron learning about life from one another. In French with English subtitles. 92m/B VHS, DVD . FR Jean Gabin, Louis Jouvet, Vladimir Sokoloff, Robert Le Vigan, Suzy Prim; D: Jean Renoir; W: Jean Renoir, Charles Spaak; C: Jean Bachelet; M: Jean Wiener.