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The Lower Depths
Directed by Jean Renoir • 1936 • France
Starring Jean Gabin, Louis Jouvet
In Jean Renoir’s lightened adaptation of Maxim Gorky’s play, a thief and a destitute Baron form a friendship as the inhabitants of a Parisian slum go about their lives.