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Drama (1937) 90 mnutes ~ Black & White

Alternate Title: The Lower Depths

The winner of the Louis Delluc Prize as the most outstanding French photo-play of 1936, as selected by the Young Independent Critics of France (an organization and not a description.) The film treats the imprisoning hold of poverty; the disheartening odds of people rising from such social despair, and the ease in which those in the upper spheres of Society may descend.

Director: Jean Renoir

Writers: Maxim Gorky , Yevgeni Zamyatin

Stars: Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim and Louis Jouvet