The Lower Depths [Donzoko]
Directed By: Akira Kurosawa
January 21, 1957 / Japanese / 137 mins
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.
IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050330
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