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Nachtasyl (1957)  link to Nachtasyl on IMDb  

Nummer: 542

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7,5/10 (3940 Stimmen)

Originaltitel: The Lower Depths (Englischer Titel)

Land: Japan, 137 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Japanisch

Genre: Drama

Regisseur: Akira Kurosawa

In medieval Japan, aging Rokubei, his younger wife of four years Osugi and her uncle run a tenement complex at the bottom of a cliff, the complex which from the naked eye at the top of the cliff looks like nothing more than a rubbish heap. The tenants are a group of down-and-outers with some who operate on the far side of the law. Nonetheless, the tenants are close knit community in wallowing in their collective misery, those who care who know their lives will never get better as long as they stay there. The landlords have no compassion for the tenants, they mockingly only stating that the tenants will be given a favorable standing in a future life for any good deeds done around the tenement. The recent arrival of Kahei, a mysterious elderly man, affectionately referred to as Grandpa, who spins tales of the unknown, provides at least hope that there is a better life out there somewhere. Sutekichi, a thief who arguably is the leader among the tenants, and Osugi are carrying on an ...


Toshirô Mifune Sutekichi the Thief
Isuzu Yamada Osugi the Landlady

Medium: Unbekannt,

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Seitenformat: 4:3