The Lower Depths

Jean Renoir France, 1936

Jean Renoir’s adaptation of Gorky’s classic proletariat play takes license with the dark nature of its source material, softening the play’s bleak outlook in a reaction to the rise of Hitler and the Popular Front in 1930s France.


  • 89 min
  • B&W
  • 1.33:1


  • Blu-ray
  • DVD

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