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The Lower Depths - Criterion Collection - Region 1 DVD

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Starring :
Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune
Kyôko Kagawa Kyôko Kagawa


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Description: Amazon.com essential video Criterion's two-disc double bill of The Lower Depths provides a scintillating lesson in comparative cinema. When Jean Renoir adapted Maxim Gorky's acclaimed 1902 play in 1936, he changed the setting from Czarist Russia to an unspecified French slum, casting the great Jean Gabin as a thief struggling to rise from his misery, and Louis Jouvet as the benevolent Baron, a flat-broke gambler on a downward social spiral. Renoir altered the play considerably, retaining its serious tone while infusing it with his trademark warmth and humanity. Two decades later, Kurosawa remained faithful to Gorky while daring ... (more)
Manufacturer: Criterion
Release date: 22 June 2004
Number of discs: 2
EAN: 9780780026995 UPC: 037429181324
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