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The Lower Depths (1936)

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Crime Romance 19361h 32m

Inhabitants of a flophouse struggle to survive under the harsh treatment imposed by the landlord, Kostyleva. One resident, young thief Wasska Pepel, ends his affair with the landlord's wife, Vassilissa, and takes up with her sister, Natacha. Pepel also befriends the baron, a former nobleman fallen on hard times, but Pepel's attempts at happiness are complicated when he's accused of murder by a spiteful Vassilissa.The Lower Depths featuring Jean Gabin and Suzy Prim is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (3,404 votes).

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#43,707 Ranked Movie

#992 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#3097 Ranked in Crime Movies

#3240 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

The Lower Depths has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (3,404 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Inhabitants of a flophouse struggle to survive under the harsh treatment imposed by the landlord, Kostyleva. One resident, young thief Wasska Pepel, ends his affair with the landlord's wife, Vassilissa, and takes up with her sister, Natacha. Pepel also befriends the baron, a former nobleman fallen on hard times, but Pepel's attempts at happiness are complicated when he's accused of murder by a spiteful Vassilissa.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 32m

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Related Genres: CrimeRomanceDrama
Country of origin: France
Available to watch on: The Criterion ChannelKanopy
Original Release Date: Dec 11, 1936