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THE LOWER DEPTHS

12:30

Sunday, July 24

Directed by Jean Renoir

Starring Jean Gabin

(1936) After artistocrat Louis Jouvet loses everything at the gaming tables, good sport thief Jean Gabin both robs and befriends him. But then Gabin has major problems of his own — romantic ones — at their seedy flophouse, in Renoir’s adaptation of Gorky’s classic play, later remade by Akira Kurosawa. In French, with English subtitles. 35mm. Approx. 89 mins.

Reviews

“Oscillates between vaudeville turns and stark tragedy.”
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader