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Japan

Program Title: the Lower Depths
EASC Code: JL-03
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD & VHS
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Producer: Home Vision Cinema
Release Date: 1957
Running Time: 125 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: Landlady in love with a thief, the thief spurned by the landlady's sister, the gambler, the prostitute, and many others. Through their interactions, the story explores illusion and dellusion, delighting in each person's ability to create an image that doesn't match reality.
Data Entry Date: 5/5/2004