The Lower Depths


Original Title: どん底

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Residents of a rundown boardinghouse in 19th-century Japan, including a mysterious old man and an aging actor, get drawn into a love triangle that turns violent. When amoral thief Sutekichi breaks off his affair with landlady Osugi to romance her younger sister, Okayo, Osugi extracts her revenge by revealing her infidelity to her jealous husband.

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2h 5min


Toshirō Mifune
Sutekichi the Thief
Isuzu Yamada
Osugi the Landlady
Kyōko Kagawa
Okayo, Osugi's Sister
Ganjirô Nakamura I
Rokubei, Osugi's Husband
Minoru Chiaki
Former Samurai
Akemi Negishi
Osen the Prostitute
Nijiko Kiyokawa
Otaki the Candy-Seller
Kōji Mitsui
Yoshisaburo the Gambler
Eijirō Tōno
Tomekichi the Tinker
Eiko Miyoshi
Asa, Tomekichi's Wife
Bokuzen Hidari
Kahei the Pilgrim
Kichijirô Ueda
Shimazo the Police Agent
Yū Fujiki
Ganjirô Nakamura II
Rokubei (Osugi's husband)