The Lower Depths
Donzoko | Akira Kurosawa (Part 2)
Some plays have all the luck: The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorky is one of them, having been adapted to the screen by both Renoir and Kurosawa. On this occasion, the microcosm of the run-down tenement is relocated to early 19th-century Japan, with a rogues gallery of lowlifes. Atmosphere, atmosphere...