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The Lower Depths (Les bas-fonds) (1936)

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Starring (View all)
Jean Gabin Jean Gabin
Pepel Wasska
Suzy Prim Suzy Prim
Vassilissa Kostyleva
Louis Jouvet Louis Jouvet
Le baron
Jany Holt Jany Holt
Nastia
Robert Le Vigan Robert Le Vigan
L'acteur alcoolique
Camille Bert Camille Bert
Le comte
René Génin René Génin
Louka - le philosophe


Written by
Maxim Gorky Maxim Gorky
(play Na dnie)


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A very good movie

9 years, 9 months ago at Apr 9 8:38
For the last 30 years, the most illustrious French actor must have been Gérard Depardieu. Before him, also for at least 30 years, the title was probably held by Jean Gabin. Here, he worked again with Jean Renoir. Together, they made 'La Grande Illusion' which became one of the greatest classics in motion picture history (I have seen again this classic not so long ago and it was even better than I... read more
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Release date: 11 December 1936
Tags: French (2), France (2), Drama (1), Romance (1), Crime (1), Foreign Language (1), 1930s (1), HQ (1), 1936 (1), B & W (1), 30's (1)
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" Notes: For the last 40 years, the most illustrious French actor must have been Gérard Depardieu. Before him, also for at least 30 years, the title was probably held by Jean Gabin. Here, he worked again with Jean Renoir. Together, they made 'La Grande Illusion' which became one of the greatest classics in motion picture history. I didn’t notice before but this movie was actually an adaptation of a play written by Gorky. Anyway, they made this movie a year before 'La Grande Illusion' and even"


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" Notes: For the last 40 years, the most illustrious French actor must have been Gérard Depardieu. Before him, also for at least 30 years, the title was probably held by Jean Gabin. Here, he worked again with Jean Renoir. Together, they made 'La Grande Illusion' which became one of the greatest classics in motion picture history. I didn’t notice before but this movie was actually an adaptation of a play written by Gorky. Anyway, they made this movie a year before 'La Grande Illusion' and even"


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