THE LOWER DEPTHS
Tuesday, March 1 at
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Starring Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Kyōko Kagawa
35mm. Approx. 125 min.
Gorky’s ensemble play about down-and-outs, transposed to 19th century Japan, in one of the greatest theater to film adaptations ever, with highly original interpretations including Mifune as a punkish thief. All too little known, this is one of Kurosawa’s finest works.